1943 in the United States

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1943 in the United States
Years: 1940 1941 194219431944 1945 1946

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Events from the year 1943 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

February 19–25: Battle of Kasserine Pass

March[edit]

April[edit]

April 13: Jefferson Memorial dedicated

May[edit]

May 17: The Memphis Belle completes its 25th mission

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

August 16: The USS Intrepid is commissioned

September[edit]

  • September 5 – WWII: The 503rd Parachute Regiment under American General Douglas MacArthur lands and occupies Nadzab, just east of the port city of Lae in northeastern Papua New Guinea.
  • September 7 – A fire at the Gulf Hotel in Houston, Texas, kills 55 people.
  • September 8 – United States General Dwight D. Eisenhower publicly announces the surrender of Italy to the Allies.

October[edit]

November[edit]

November 22: Cairo Conference
November 28: Tehran Conference

December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 12Nosson Tzvi Finkel, American-born Israeli rabbi, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • March 31 – Christopher Walken, actor
  • May 3 – Jim Risch, United States Senator from Idaho since 2009.
  • May 16 – Dan Coats, United States Senator from Indiana since 2011.
  • July 22 – Kay Bailey Hutchison, United States Senator from Texas from 1993 till 2013.
  • July 28 – Bill Bradley, United States Senator from New Jersey from 1979 till 1997.
  • August 27 – Bob Kerrey, United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 till 2001.
  • October 3 – Jeff Bingaman, United States Senator from New Mexico from 1983 till 2013.
  • October 5 – Ben Cardin, United States Senator from Maryland since 2007.
  • November 10 – Saxby Chambliss, United States Senator from Georgia since 2003.
  • December 2 – Wayne Allard, United States Senator from Colorado from 1997 till 2009.
  • December 11 – John Kerry, United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1985 till 2013.

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

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