What Happened on October 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 600 Jews escape during an uprising at the Nazi concentration Camp in Sobibor, Poland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Japan declares the Philippines independent under President José P. Laurel

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel
  • US 8th Air Force loses 60 B-17s during assault on Schweinfurt

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Iannaccone, composer
  • Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
  • Noreen Corcoran, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies