What Happened on August 4, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada

  • Soviet units reach suburbs of Orel
  • USAAF bombs Germans in Troina
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bjørn Wirkola, Norwegian ski jumper, born in Alta, Norway
  • David Carr, British rock keyboardist (The Fortunes), born in Leyton, London (d. 2011)
  • Michael J. McCulley, American naval officer, aviator and astronaut (STS-34), born in San Diego, California
  • Milan Máčala, Czech football coach, born in Biskupice, Czech Republic
  • Rodney Stuart Pattison, British yachtsman (Olympics)
  • Tina Cole, American singer (King Cousins) and actress (My Three Sons - "Katie"), born in Hollywood, California
Born in 1943

About August 4, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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