February 17, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler visits field marshal Erich von Manstein's headquarters in Zaporozje, Ukraine and stays until the 19th

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dow Chemical and Corning Glass Works form a joint venture to explore and produce silicon materials, based off of the work of J. Franklin Hyde
  • Dutch churches protest at Seyss-Inquart against persecution of Jews
  • Major General Omar Bradley flies to Washington, D.C.

Deaths in History

  • Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (b. 1872)