On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1943

Historical Events

  • Alleged date of the first Philadelphia Experiment test on United States Navy ship USS Eldridge.

Famous Birthdays

  • William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud, musician/songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Martin Witkowski, composer, dies at 76
1943 Highlights

About August 12, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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