What Happened on September 3, 1943

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
  • Mark Wirtz, French pop music record producer, and composer ("Excerpt From A Teenage Opera"), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2020)
  • 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 (Lenny; Superman; Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas
1943 Highlights

About September 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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