On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1943

Historical Events

  • US bombers accidentally strike Enschede, Netherlands, causing 151 deaths

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander MacMillan, 2nd Earl of Stockton, English publisher and politician
  • Denis D'Ell, English rocker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Frederick Barthelme, American author (There Must be Some Mistake), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte Salomon, German-Jewish artist gassed at Auschwitz aged 26
1943 Highlights

About October 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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