On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1943

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cipollina, American rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent, born in Ness Ziona, Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies
  • Simone Weil, French philosopher and social activist (b. 1909)
1943 Highlights

About August 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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