On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1943

Historical Events

  • 150 US Marauders bomb Schiphol

Famous Birthdays

  • Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City
  • Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher and coach (NL Cy Young Award 1971; MLB All-Star 1967, 71-72; Chicago Cubs; 3,000+ career strikeouts), born in Chatham, Ontario
  • Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
1943 Highlights

About December 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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