On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1943

Historical Events

  • France transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government
  • German warship "Scharnhorst" sinks in Barents Sea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Montgomery discusses Overlord with Eisenhower & Bedell Smith

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Cokie Roberts, American pioneering newscaster (ABC, NPR), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician
1943 Highlights

About December 27, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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