On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Allied armed forces conquer Salerno, Italy
  • Jewish ghettos of Minsk & Lida Belorussia liquidated
  • Last German Q/pirate ship sinks near Easter Island
  • US & Australian troops join in Salamaua, New Guinea

Famous Birthdays

  • Mickey Hart, American drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian terrorist (founding member of the Front de libération du Québec)