On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1943

Historical Events

  • Allies land on Kiska Aleutians

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Bouchet, German-American actress (Casino Royale), born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Eni Faleomavaega, American-Samoan politician (3rd Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa), born in Vailoatai, American Samoa (d. 2017)
  • MarĂ­a Rojo, Mexican actress and politician, born in Mexico City, Mexico
1943 Highlights

About August 15, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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