On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1943

Historical Events

  • British 8th army occupies Tarente
  • German troops occupy Rome and take took over the protection of Vatican City
  • Italian fleet anchors at Malta

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lieutenant-General Omar Bradley arrives in Prestwick/London

US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley

Famous Birthdays

  • "Superstar" Billy Graham [Eldridge Coleman], American professional wrestler, WWF Heavyweight Champion (1977-8), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Daniel Truhitte, American actor (The Sound of Music - "Rolfe"), born in Sacramento, California
  • Garrett List, American classical and jazz composer and trombonist (Julliard Ensemble), born on Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2019)
  • Neale Donald Walsch, American author (Conversations with God), born in Milwaulkee, Wisconsin
1943 Highlights

About September 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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