On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1943

Historical Events

  • Military coup in Bolivia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006)
  • Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)
  • Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016)
  • William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York
1943 Highlights

About December 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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