January 23, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 66.34 cm (26.12"), Hoegees Camp, California (state record)
  • British 8th army marches into Tripoli
  • Japanese Mount Austen on Guadalcanal captured

Birthdays in History

  • William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer

Deaths in History

  • Alexander Woollcott, critic, dies of a heart attack on radio, at 56