Wednesday 8 September 1943US date format: 9/8/1943, UK date format: 8/9/1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 8, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sigrid Gebel and Adelaide C Eckardt.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Sigrid Gebel: German model who met Gunther Gebel-Williams when he was with the Williams circus.
- Adelaide C Eckardt: American politician.
- Christian : Italian singer of popular songs; married Dora Moroni 5/26/1987 a month after their son Alfredo was born.
- Adelaide Eckardt: American academic and politician.
- Julius Fucik: Czech journalist (executed) (Born 1903).
- Gen Eisenhower announce unconditional surrender of Italy in WWII
- Italy surrenders to Allies in WWII
- Lieutenant General Bradley flies to Carthago / Algiers Sicily
- (1830 hours) On Algiers radio, US General Dwight Eisenhower announces the surrender of Italy. An hour later, Italian Premier Marshal Badoglio also announces the surrender.
- Czech resistance fighter Julius Fučík is executed by the Nazis.
- The first classes commence at Grace University.