What Happened on December 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Terence Rattigan's "While the Sun Shines" premieres in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President FDR appoints General Eisenhower Supreme Commander of the Allied forces

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Christiane Schmidtmer, Heidelberg Germany, actress (Ship of Fools)
  • Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield
  • Tarja Halonen, President of Finland
  • Tatton Sykes, English baron/large landowner

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor and comedian Carl Reiner (21) weds singer Estelle Lebost (29)

Actor & Comedian Carl Reiner
Actor & Comedian
Carl Reiner