On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1943

Historical Events

  • "Manifesto of Algerian People" calls for equality & self-determination
  • British 8th Army sweeps through North Africa to Tunisia
  • Van der Veen Resistance starts fire in Amsterdam employment bureau

Famous Birthdays

  • Ralph "Ral" Donner, American rock and roll singer ("You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)", born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Wa'er, shot dead by Defiance
1943 Highlights

About February 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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