On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1943

Historical Events

  • Manufacturers get permission to use synthetic rubber for baseball core

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBeatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter, English children's writer and illustrator (The Tale of Peter Rabbit,) dies aged 77

Children's Author Beatrix Potter
Children's Author
Beatrix Potter

1943 Highlights

About December 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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