April 5, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Allies bomb Mortsel, Belgium's worse lose of life during WWII (936 civilians)
  • Chinese steward Poon Lim is found off the coast of Brazil after being adrift 133 days
  • Japanese troops conquer Indin

Deaths in History

  • Aleš Hrdlička, Czech anthropologist (b. 1869)