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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1943.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1943: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1943?


Events

  • 03 Apr 1943 Jan Dieters (leader of illegal CPN) arrested
  • 05 Apr 1943 Allies bomb Mortsel
  • 06 Apr 1943 Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested
  • 07 Apr 1943 British / US troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia
  • 08 Apr 1943 Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, founder of Sanbo Kyodan, receives dharma
  • 11 Apr 1943 Frank Piasecki, Vertol founder, flies his first (single-rotor) craft.
  • 12 Apr 1943 Dutch Catholic University Nijmegen closed
  • 13 Apr 1943 Catholic University Nijegen closes
  • 14 Apr 1943 Generals Alexander, Dwight Eisenhower, Anderson, Bradley discuss assault on Tunis.
  • 15 Apr 1943 Metropolitan Life Insurance issues a US$225 million check to Chase bank.
  • 16 Apr 1943 40 New Zealand bombers attack Haarlem Netherlands (85 killed).
  • 17 Apr 1943 Admiral Yamamoto flies from Truk to Rabaul
  • 18 Apr 1943 World War II: Operation Vengeance, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is killed when his aircraft is shot down by U.S. fighters over Bougainville Island.
  • 19 Apr 1943 Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
  • 20 Apr 1943 Braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg
  • 21 Apr 1943 Worst Bombing of Aberdeen in WW2.
  • 22 Apr 1943 German counter-attack in North Tunisia.
  • 23 Apr 1943 British and US offensive directed at Tunis / Bizerta
  • 25 Apr 1943 Easter occurs on the latest possible date (last time 1886 next time 2038) in the Western Christian Church.
  • 27 Apr 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London, England.
  • 28 Apr 1943 German-Italian counter offensive in North Africa.
  • 29 Apr 1943 US 34th Division occupies Hill 609, North Tunisia.
  • 30 Apr 1943 Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms.

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Movies

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Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by: Isao Takahata

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Country: United States of America

Vertigo

Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Country: United States of America

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Country: United States of America

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America