On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

German assault on Sidi Bou Zid Tunisia, General Dwight D. Eisenhower visits front

  • Women's US Marine Corps created

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Szymczyk, American sound engineer, and record producer (Eagles; Joe Walsh), born in Muskegon, Michigan
  • Friedrich Christian Delius, German writer, born in Rome, Italy
  • Leo Frankowski, American sci-fi author (High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • William Walraven, Dutch journalist and writer (Neglected Grouser), dies at 55
1943 Highlights

About February 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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