On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1943

Historical Events

  • 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island
  • Japanese occupiers intern Jewish Congregation of Sorabajo

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonid Ivashov, Russian general
1943 Highlights

About August 31, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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