What Happened on February 5, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam resistance group CS-6 shoots nazi general Seyffardt
  • Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Winfield, Penn, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears-Spinning Wheel)
  • Craig Morton, NFL quarterback (Dallas, Denver), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • Larry Tamblyn, rock guitarist (Standells-Dirty Water)
  • Michael Mann, actor/director (Sexpot, Close Friends), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nolan Bushnell, founder (Atari)/creator (Pong)

Famous Deaths

  • Wim Gertenbach, Dutch resistance fighter (Slogan), shot by Nazis