On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Heinrich Himmler views Warsaw

Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • Montreal Canadiens' left wing Alex Smart becomes the first NHL rookie to score a hat trick in his first NHL game, a 5-1 win at home over the Chicago Black Hawks

Conference of InterestCasablanca Conference

World War II: Casablanca Conference begins between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Henri Giraud, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle and Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Conference
Henri Giraud, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle and Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Conference
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt travels from Miami to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill, becoming the first American president to travel overseas by airplane

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • World War II: Japan begins Operation Ke, withdrawal of its troops from Guadalcanal

Famous Birthdays

  • Holland Taylor, American actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jose Luis Rodriguez, Venezuelan singer (Dueno De Nada), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor (Bavarian RSO (2003-2019); Royal Concertgebouw (2004-2015), born in Riga, Latvia (d. 2019)
  • Ronald Hunter, American actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Shannon Lucid, Chinese astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79), born in Shanghai, China

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Sandberger, German musicologist, dies at 78
1943 Highlights

About January 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn