On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)

Famous Deaths

  • Hartzell "Tiny" Parham, American jazz pianist, theater organist, and bandleader, dies at 43
  • Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), dies at 54
  • Raoul Laparra, composer, dies at 66
1943 Highlights

About April 4, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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