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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1943?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1943 Allied forces captured Naples during WWII
  • 02 Oct 1943 Japanse troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island
  • 03 Oct 1943 British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy
  • 04 Oct 1943 Corsica freed by Free French
  • 05 Oct 1943 US air raid on Wake
  • 06 Oct 1943 Battle at Vella Lavella, Solomon Island
  • 07 Oct 1943 WWII: The Naples post office explosion kills 100.
  • 08 Oct 1943 Great-Britain establishes bases on Azores
  • 10 Oct 1943 US bombers accidentally strike Enschede Neth, causing 151 deaths
  • 11 Oct 1943 New York Yankees beat Saint Louis Cardinals 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, 10th World Series win - New York Yankees become first team to win ten World Series.
  • 12 Oct 1943 US bombs Rabaul, New Britain
  • 13 Oct 1943 Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
  • 14 Oct 1943 400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland
  • 16 Oct 1943 Anti Jewish riot in Rome
  • 17 Oct 1943 Liberators sink U-540 and U-631
  • 18 Oct 1943 US bombing of Bougainville, Solomon Island
  • 19 Oct 1943 Conference of foreign ministers in Moscow
  • 20 Oct 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.
  • 21 Oct 1943 Lucie Aubrac and others in her French Resistance cell liberate Raymond Aubrac from Gestapo imprisonment.
  • 22 Oct 1943 World War II: in the Second firestorm raid on Germany, the Royal Air Force conducts an air raid on the town of Kassel, killing 10,000 and rendering 150,000 homeless.
  • 23 Oct 1943 1st Jewish transport out of Rome reaches camp Birkenau
  • 24 Oct 1943 Anti-Nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting.
  • 25 Oct 1943 Burma railroad completed and opens
  • 26 Oct 1943 World War II: First flight of the Dornier Do 335 ''Pfeil''.
  • 28 Oct 1943 U-220 sinks
  • 29 Oct 1943 3 allied officers escape out camp Stalag Luft 3
  • 30 Oct 1943 Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina
  • 31 Oct 1943 Washington Redskins' Sammy Baugh passes for six touchdowns versus Brooklyn (48-10).

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Oh, What A Beautiful Morning

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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American History X

American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Country: United States of America

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Tangerines

Tangerines

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Show People

Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Country: United States of America

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America