On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier
  • Mussert forms pro-Nazi shadow cabinet in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Josceline Dimbleby, cookery writer
  • Tina Sloan, NY, actress (Lillian-Guiding Light, Search for Tomorrow)

Famous Deaths

  • Foy Draper, American relay runner (Olympic gold 1936), dies at 31