On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1943

Historical Events


Conference meetingConference of Interest

At the end of the Tehran Conference, the Big Three (Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt) agree that the invasion of Normandy should take place in May 1944

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • Orton Enderlein, German [GDR] luger (Olympic gold women's singles 1964; World C'ships gold 1965, 67)), born in Trünzig, Sachsen, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince, son of King Mongkut and brother of King Chulalongkorn and historian, dies at 81
1943 Highlights

About December 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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