On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1943

Historical Events

  • -Aug 24th: Quadrant conference over strike in Pacific Ocean
  • 1st allied air raid on Borneo
  • US 45th Division occupies Falcone 40 km outside of Messina

Famous Birthdays

  • Barrie Leadbeater, English cricketer and umpire, born in Harehills, Leeds
  • Jon Andrew McBride, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 41G), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Keith Hampson, British politician (C), arrested, not charged for sexual assault
  • Terry Ellis, British record producer, artist manager (Jethro Tull; Paula Cole: Baby Animals), and label executive (co-founder of Chrysalis Records) ,born in, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Kelley, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1891-1908 (Baltimore Orioles, and 5 other teams), dies at 71
1943 Highlights

About August 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo