What Happened on August 30, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Altovise Davis [née Gore], American entertainer, and final wife of Sammy Davis Jr., born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2009)
  • David Maslanka, American composer (Angel Of Mercy; Sea Dreams), and educator, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • Jean-Claude Killy, French alpine skier (3 Olympic gold 1968), born in Paris, France

Robert CrumbRobert Crumb (79 years old)

American cartoonist (Father Time; Fritz the Cat) and album cover artist (Janis Joplin; Grateful Dead), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Terry Simpson, Canadian ice hockey coach (New York Islanders 1986-89, Philadelphia Flyers 1993-94, Winnipeg Jets 1994-96), born in Brantford, Ontario
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Eustáquio van Lieshout, Dutch priest and missionary in Brazil, dies at 52
1943 Highlights

About August 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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