March 17, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Aldemarin (Ned) & Fort Cedar Lake (US) torpedoed & sinks
  • F Hugh Herbert's "Kiss & Tell" premieres in NYC
  • Physician Willem J Kolff performs the world's first 'hemodialysis' using his artificial kidney machine, however the treatment is unsuccessful and the patient dies, in the Netherlands