On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1943

Historical Events

  • Corsica freed by Free French
  • German occupiers forbid flying of kites (6 month jail sentence)

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Roemer, (Gov/Rep-D-LA, 1981- )
  • Jimy Williams, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros), born in Santa Maria, California
  • Owen Davidson, Australian tennis player (mixed doubles Grand Slam 1967; Lesley Turner Bowrey, Billie Jean King), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Irena Iłłakowicz, Polish agent of Intelligence, dies at 37
  • Richard T. Ely, American economist and author (Ground under our feet), dies at 89
1943 Highlights

About October 4, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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