On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Blanco, American politician, 1st female Governor of Louisiana (2004-08), born in New Iberia, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Lucien den Arend, Dutch geometric abstract sculptor, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Mih├íly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968)

Famous Deaths

Fats Waller

Fats Waller [Thomas Wright], American jazz singer and composer (Ain't Misbehavin', Hot Chocolate), dies at 39

1943 Highlights

About December 15, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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