On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1943

Historical Events

  • Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec
  • US amphibians land at St Agata on North coast of Sicily
  • Vegetables & fruit rationed in Holland

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Börtz, Swedish classical composer, born in Hässleholm, Sweden
1943 Highlights

About August 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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