On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1943

Historical Events

  • German counter attack in North Tunisia
  • RAF shoots down 14 German transport planes over Mediterranean Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Louise Gl├╝ck, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate (2020 Nobel Prize for Literature), born in NYC, New York
  • Mel Carter, American singer (Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Steve Dunne, New Zealand cricket umpire (39 Tests; 100 ODIs), born in Dunedin. Otago
1943 Highlights

About April 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus