On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Blanco, American politician, 1st female Governor of Louisiana (2004-08), born in New Iberia, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist
  • Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFats Waller

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

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller