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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1943: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1943?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1943 Japan declares Burma Independence under U Ba Maw
  • 02 Aug 1943 Armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka
  • 03 Aug 1943 Gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice
  • 04 Aug 1943 British Premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada
  • 05 Aug 1943 Soviet forces reconquer Orel and Bjelgorod
  • 06 Aug 1943 US 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily
  • 07 Aug 1943 Red Army recaptures Bogodukov
  • 08 Aug 1943 Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec
  • 10 Aug 1943 Dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali
  • 11 Aug 1943 Red Army recaptures Tchukujev, at Kharkov
  • 12 Aug 1943 Alleged date of the first Philadelphia Experiment test on United States Navy ship USS Eldridge.
  • 13 Aug 1943 Red army recaptures Spas-Demensk
  • 14 Aug 1943 1st allied air raid on Borneo
  • 15 Aug 1943 Allies land on Kiska Aleutians
  • 16 Aug 1943 1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily)
  • 17 Aug 1943 Gen Patton enters Messina, completing conquest of Sicily by Allies
  • 18 Aug 1943 Carl Hubbell wins his 253rd and final game, all with Giants
  • 19 Aug 1943 US air raid on German bases at Gilze-Rijen / Vlissingen
  • 21 Aug 1943 Gromyko named USSR-ambassador in Washington
  • 22 Aug 1943 Soviet troops free Karkov
  • 23 Aug 1943 Red army recaptures Charkow
  • 24 Aug 1943 Philadelphia Athletics drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game
  • 25 Aug 1943 10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471)
  • 26 Aug 1943 WWII: Lord Louis Mountbatten is named Supreme Allied Commander for Southeast Asia.
  • 27 Aug 1943 Japanese forces evacuate New Georgia Island in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
  • 28 Aug 1943 Denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
  • 29 Aug 1943 Denmark scuttles their warships so as not to be taken by Germany
  • 31 Aug 1943 1st battle of Essex / new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island

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Movies

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Sahara

Sahara

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Heaven Can Wait

Heaven Can Wait

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Country: United States of America

Danger! Women at Work

Danger! Women at Work

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Patsy Kelly, Mary Brian, Isabel Jewell, Wanda McKay

Holy Matrimony

Holy Matrimony

Release year: 1943

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields, Laird Cregar, Una O'Connor

Hi Diddle Diddle

Hi Diddle Diddle

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe