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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

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Lassie Come Home

Lassie Come Home

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States of America

Guadalcanal Diary

Guadalcanal Diary

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte

Country: United States of America

Son of Dracula

Son of Dracula

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Paige, Louise Allbritton, Evelyn Ankers

The North Star

The North Star

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America

Bullets and Saddles

Bullets and Saddles

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Anthony Marshall

Starring: Ray Corrigan, Dennis Moore, Max Terhune, Julie Duncan