On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1943

Historical Events

  • German troops pull back through Kasserine-pass Tunisia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Major General Omar Bradley arrives in Dakar & Marrakesh

US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Mitchell, American golfer (US Masters runner-up 1972), born in Chatham, Virginia (d. 2018)
  • Fred Biletnikoff, NFL wide receiver
  • Jada Rowland, American actress (Penny-Hamptons, Amy-Secret Storm), born in NYC, New York
1943 Highlights

About February 23, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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