Today in World War II History—Oct. 19, 1943
75 Years Ago—Oct. 19, 1943: Third Moscow Conference begins: Allies agree to strip Germany of territory acquired since 1938; Stalin agrees to demand Axis unconditional surrender.
Scientists at Rutgers University in NJ isolate streptomycin, the first aminoglycoside antibiotic—in clinical trial in March 1946, future Senator Robert Dole becomes the third patient treated with the medication.