On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1943

Historical Events

  • Montgomery's 8th army contacts invasion - arm forces at Salerno
  • Soviet army under general Vatutin reconquer Romny

Famous Birthdays

  • David Wilshire, British MP (C) (Section 28, Parliamentary expenses scandal), born in Bristol, England
  • James Alan MacPherson, American writer, 1st black writer to win Pulitzer Prize, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2016)
1943 Highlights

About September 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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