On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler declares "Total War" against the Allies

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Casablanca

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Soviet offensive at Don under general Golikov
  • US infantry captures Galloping Horse Ridge, Guadalcanal

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • William Duckworth, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Swiss artist (b. 1889)
1943 Highlights

About January 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn