On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British 8th Army lands in Southern Italy (Messina)
  • General Castellano signs cease fire treaty in Sicily

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Eichelberger, American golfer (US Senior Open 1999), born in Waco, Texas
  • Michael D. Barnes, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mick Farren, English sci-fi author (Synaptic Manhunt, Citizen Phaid), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • Valerie Perrine, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny), born in Galveston, Texas