On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

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 athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m relay 1936 WR 39.8s), dies in action as a USAF pilot at 31
1943 Highlights

About February 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius