On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1943

Historical Events

  • Transport 63 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009)
  • Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and avant-garde, symphonic rock, and film score composer, born in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • William Brooks, composer, educator, and musicologist
1943 Highlights

About December 17, 1943

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

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