What Happened on February 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • German offensive through de Faid-pass Tunisia
  • Soviets recapture Rostov
  • World War II: Rostov-on-Don, Russia is liberated.

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Russo, American movie producer (d. 2007)
  • Eric Anderson, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor (Boezemvriend)
  • Maceo Parker, US tenor saxophonist (King's One, Mo' Roots)
  • Robert J Murphy Jr, PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Walmart founder Sam Walton (24) weds Helen Robson (23)

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton
Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart
Sam Walton

Famous Deaths

  • David Hilbert, German mathematician (Hilbert Space), dies at 81
  • Dora Gerson, German actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (b. 1899)
  • Frieda Reiss, French 11 month old baby, murdered in Auschwitz