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 Interest

Montgomery discusses Overlord with Eisenhower & Bedell Smith


1943 History

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Born in 1943

About December 27, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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