January 1, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to lt-colonel
  • Negro League star Josh Gibson suffers a nervous breakdown

Birthdays in History

  • Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
  • Tony Knowles, 9th Governor of Alaska

Deaths in History

  • Colonel Andrew Summers Rowan, U.S. military officer who gave "a message to Garcia" (b. 1857)