What Happened on September 9, 1943

Historical Events

  • 15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome

Event of Interest

Lieutenant-General Omar Bradley flies from Algiers to Marrakech/Prestwick

  • Red Army occupies Bachmatsj
  • US, British & French troops land in Salerno (operation Avalanche)
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Art LaFleur, American actor
  • Larry Hosford, American folk singer-songwriter (The King Takes The Queen), born in Salinas, California (d. 2016)
Born in 1943

About September 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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