February 9, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • German riots at "plutocratenzoontjes", 1,200 in Vught Camp
  • Japanese troops evacuate Guadalcanal, ends epic WWII battle on the Solomon Islands in the Pacific
  • Nazis arrest Dutch sons of rich parents

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joseph Stiglitz, American economist and Nobel laureate (asymmetric information), born in Gary, Indiana

Economist Joseph Stiglitz
Joseph Stiglitz

Deaths in History

  • ... Reydons, wife of General Reydons, shot to death by resistance