On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Jan Dieters (leader of illegal CPN) arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • 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), born in Stratford, Ontario (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

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