What Happened on March 9, 1943

Historical Events

  • Delft, Netherlands anti-Nazi resistance group Pahud de Mortanges wiped out
  • Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps

Famous Birthdays

Bobby Fischer (1943-2008)

American chess player (world champion 1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Charles Gibson, American television journalist (Good Morning America), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Trish Van Devere [Patricia Louise Dressel], American actress (The Changeling), born in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Oskar Hêks, Czech marathon runner and anti-fascist, murdered in the gas chamber of Auschwitz extermination camp at 35

About March 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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