On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Artie Traum, American folk guitarist, songwriter, producer, and film maker, born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Doreen Tracey, British-born American performer (Mickey Mouse Club-Mouseketeer), born in St Pancras, London (d. 2018)
  • Jonathan Lynn, English writer and actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy), born in Bath, England
  • Mario Lavista, Mexican composer and writer, born in Mexico City
  • Richard Manuel, Canadian rock pianist and vocalist (The Band - "The Shape I'm In"; "Tears Of Rage"), born in Stratford, Ontario (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Conrad Veidt, German actor (Casablanca, Cabinet of Dr Calgary), dies from a heart attack at 50
1943 Highlights

About April 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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