What Happened on December 8, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison (1943-1971)

American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida

  • 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? 79 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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