What Happened on February 13, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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 (The 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)
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

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

About February 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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