On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1943

Historical Events

  • Danish Navy scuttles its warships so as not to be taken by Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Halligan, American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger (Blood Sweat & Tears, 1967-72 - "Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie"), born in Troy, New York
  • Mohamed Amin, Kenyan photojournalist, born in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya (d. 1996)
1943 Highlights

About August 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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