On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier

Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator Vidkun Quisling
Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator
Vidkun Quisling
  • 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? 77 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius