On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1943

Historical Events

  • Anti Jewish riot in Rome
  • Chicago Mayor Ed Kelly opens city's new subway system
  • Jewish quarter of Rome surrounded by Nazis, they are sent to Auschwitz
  • US 1st Army establishes headquarter in Bristol

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Frederick "C.F." Turner, Canadian rock bassist and songwriter (Bachman-Turner Overdrive - "Let It Ride"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1943 Highlights

About October 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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