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 (d. 2022)
  • Mohamed Amin, Kenyan photojournalist, born in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya (d. 1996)
Born in 1943
1943 Highlights

About August 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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