What Happened on October 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island
  • Yankees sweep 14th doubleheader of year, beating Browns, 5-1 & 7-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball)
  • Franklin Rosemont, American artist
  • Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60