On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1943

Historical Events

  • British 8th Army (1st Canadian Infantry Division) occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Lajos Szűcs, Hungarian soccer defender (37 caps; Ferencváros, Honvéd FC; Hungarian Footballer of the Year 1976; Olympic gold 1968), born in Apatin, Hungary (d. 2020)
  • Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York
1943 Highlights

About December 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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