On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

  • C Fred Turner, rock bassist/vocalist (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)