On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Women's US Marine Corps created

Famous Birthdays

  • 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? 77 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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