On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1943

Historical Events

  • John Van Druten's "Voice of the Turtle" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJim Morrison

Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)
  • Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester)
  • Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California
1943 Highlights

About December 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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