On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1943

Historical Events

  • Red army recaptures Spas-Demensk from the German army in Kaluga Oblast, Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Ilman, American 100m freestyle (Olympic-4th-1964), born in Glendale, California
  • Susan Jameson, English actress (Secret World of Polly Flint), born in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England
  • Yuri Fedorovich Isaulov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Omsk, Russia

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Evangelist Billy Graham (24) weds philanthropist and Christian author Ruth Bell (23) in Montreat, North Carolina

Evangelist Billy Graham
Evangelist
Billy Graham
1943 Highlights

About August 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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