What Happened on September 6, 1943

Historical Events

  • "Congressional Limited" train derails near Frankfort, Philadelphia, kills 79
  • Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in American League history at 16years, 8 months

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Joe Hunt beats fellow American Jack Kramer 6-3, 6-8, 10-8, 6-0 for his lone major title

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American Pauline Betz successfully defends title; beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

1943 History

Famous Birthdays

Roger WatersRoger Waters (79 years old)

English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd, 1964-85, 2005 - "Another Brick in the Wall"), born in Cambridge, England

  • Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Derby, England
Born in 1943

About September 6, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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