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1943 Historical Event(s)
- January 14, 1943 – World War II: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins.
- February 5, 1943 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- February 7, 1943 – Imperial Japanese naval forces complete the evacuation of Imperial Japanese Army troops from Guadalcanal during Operation Ke, ending Japanese attempts to retake the island from Allied forces in the Guadalcanal Campaign.
- February 16, 1943 – World War II: Red Army troops re-enter Kharkov.
- February 22, 1943 – World War II: Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
- March 3, 1943 – World War II: In London, England, 173 people are killed in a crush while trying to enter an air-raid shelter at Bethnal Green tube station.
- May 11, 1943 – World War II: American troops invade Attu Island in the Aleutian Islands in an attempt to expel occupying Japanese forces.
- July 9, 1943 – World War II: Operation Husky – Allied forces perform an amphibious invasion of Sicily.
- October 20, 1943 – The cargo vessel Sinfra is attacked by Allied aircraft at Suda Bay, Crete, and sunk. 2,098 Italian prisoners of war drown with it.
- November 25, 1943 – World War II: Statehood of Bosnia and Herzegovina is re-established at the State Anti-Fascist Council for the People’s Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Who Were Born On 1943?
- May 18, 1943 – Jimmy Snuka, American professional wrestler
- June 15, 1943 – Muff Winwood, British songwriter and bassist (Spencer Davis Group)
- July 9, 1943 – John Casper, American astronaut
- August 27, 1943 – Tuesday Weld, American actress
- September 10, 1943 – Neale Donald Walsch, American author
- September 25, 1943 – Robert Gates, American Secretary of Defense
- October 6, 1943 – Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter
- October 9, 1943 – Mike Peters, American cartoonist
- November 12, 1943 – Wallace Shawn, American actor and playwright
- December 28, 1943 – David Peterson, Canadian politician