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December 1943

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1943?


  • 01 Dec 1943 FDR, Churchill and Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)
  • 02 Dec 1943 A Luftwaffe bombing raid on the harbour of Bari, Italy, sinks numerous cargo and transport ships, including an American Liberty ship, the John Harvey, with a stockpile of World War I-era mustard gas.
  • 03 Dec 1943 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (quarterback).
  • 04 Dec 1943 Second conference of Ca?ro: US President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Turkish President In�nn.
  • 05 Dec 1943 NFL Philadelphia Eagle-Pittsburgh Steelers merger dissolves.
  • 07 Dec 1943 Cairo: President Roosevelt travels back to the US
  • 10 Dec 1943 British 8th Army occupies Orsogna / Ortona Italy
  • 13 Dec 1943 150 US Marauders bomb Schiphol.
  • 17 Dec 1943 Transport 63 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
  • 19 Dec 1943 Military coup in Bolivia.
  • 20 Dec 1943 A military coup is staged in Bolivia.
  • 22 Dec 1943 WEB Du Bois elected 1st black member, National Institute of Arts & Letters
  • 23 Dec 1943 First telecast of a complete opera (Hansel and Gretel), Schenectady, New York.
  • 24 Dec 1943 FDR appoints General Eisenhower Supreme Commander of Allied forces
  • 26 Dec 1943 British sink German battle cruiser Scharnhorst
  • 27 Dec 1943 German warship Scharnhorst sinks in Barents Sea
  • 28 Dec 1943 All inhabitants of Kalmukkie are deported, about 70,000 killed.
  • 30 Dec 1943 Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair.
  • 02 Dec 1943 World War II: A Luftwaffe bombing raid on the harbour of Bari, Italy, sinks numerous cargo and transport ships, including the American SS , which is carrying a stockpile of mustard gas.
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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - White Christmas
  2. - Shoo-Shoo Baby


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