On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1943

Historical Events

  • Italy surrenders to Allies in WWII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lieutenant-General Omar Bradley flies to Carthago/Algiers from Sicily

US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley
  • NY Giants' pitcher Ace Adams sets record by working in his 62nd game

Famous Birthdays

  • Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician, born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
1943 Highlights

About September 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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