On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1943

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley
  • Red Army occupies Bachmatsj
  • US, British & French troops land in Salerno (operation Avalanche)

Famous Birthdays

  • Art LaFleur, American actor
1943 Highlights

About September 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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