What happened this day in history January 23, 1943

What are the important events that happened on January 23, 1943? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 23, 1943: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 23, 1943 is the 23rd day of the year 1943 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 342 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 10, 1943 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘icositrigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $6,651.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 23, 1943 Historical Events

  • 1943
    Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.
  • 1943
    World War II: Australian and American forces finally defeat the Japanese army in Papua. This turning point in the Pacific War marks the beginning of the end of Japanese aggression.
  • 1943
    World War II: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign ends.
  • 1943
    World War II: Troops of Montgomery’s 8th Army capture Tripoli in Libya from the German-Italian Panzer Army.

Who were born on January 23, 1943?

  • 1943
    Gary Burton, American jazz vibraphonist
  • 1943
    Gil Gerard, American actor

Who died on January 23, 1943?

  • 1943
    Alexander Woollcott, American actor, author, and bon vivant (b. 1887)

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