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1943 Irish Threepence Pendant

$59.00

Perfect 77th Birthday Gift. 1943 Irish Threepence coin. This pendant is made from genuine old Irish Threepence coins. The coin features the Celtic Harp, the national emblem of Ireland which symbolises the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. This pendant was made by hand not machine, the coin has been cleaned anad hand polished to bring it back to its former glory. The coin is then mounted into the pendant and comes in a beautiful presentation box with a snake chain included. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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1943 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1943

Roscommon won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

BORN THAT YEAR WERE

Ben Kingsley (Actor)
George Harrison
Janis Joplin (Singer)
Jim Morrisson (Singer)
John Major (Prime Minister UK)
Joni Mitchell (Canadian Singer)
Julio Iglesias (Singer)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones)
Michael Palin (Actor)
Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)
Robert De Niro (Actor)

INVENTIONS IN 1943 INCLUDED

Biro
Teflon
Synthetic Rubber
Silly Putty

ALSO THAT YEAR

World War II
The Pentagon, considered to be the world’s largest office building is completed
In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing Canned food, meat, cheese, butter and cooking oils will go into effect
German forces liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Krakow.
German Afrika Korps and Italian troops in North Africa surrender to Allied forces.
British deception plan ” The Man Who Never Was” or Operation Mincement executed.
Mussolini Resigns in Italy and Surrender Of Italy is announced on September 8th
Budapest more than 2,000 citizens sent to Concentration Camps America takes control of Guadalcanal
The Allied leaders of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union meet for the first time in Iran
The Dambuster Raids by RAF 617 Sqdn on 17th May on German dams
Warsaw Jewish Ghetto Uprising against the Nazi’s
The British and Americans bomb Hamburg on July 24th causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.
Future President Lt. John F. Kennedy’s command the PT-109 is sunk by a Japanese destroyer
US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the supreme Allied commander
Other
Great Depression ends in the United States: With unemployment figures falling fast due to World War II-related employment
The Works Progress Administration ( PWA ) designed to provide jobs during the Great Depression of the 1930’s is ended in the US.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C is Completed
Due to shortages in Copper the U.S. one-cent coin is struck in steel
Bengal, India famine leaving up to 3 million dead.
Lebanon Gains Independence From France
“Pay As You Go tax” introduced in US
Car Tax Registration introduced in US