On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008)
  • Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup)
  • Trevor Lucas, Australian folk singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Fairport Convention), born in Bungaree, Victoria (d. 1989)
  • Wilson Fittipaldi Jr, Brazilian auto racer, team owner (Fittipaldi F1 team), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer, dies at 62
  • Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer, dies at 82
1943 Highlights

About December 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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