This Day In History: 1943-02-09
President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry. German riots at “plutocratenzoontjes”, 1,200 in Vught Camp. Japanese troops evacuate Guadalcanal that ends the epic battle on the Solomon Islands in the southwest Pacific. National League seeks buyer for Philadelphia Phillies as owner Gerry Nugent falls in arrears. Nazis arrest sons of rich Dutch parents.