What Happened on February 24, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Major General Omar Bradley flies to Algiers

  • Texas League announces it will quit for the duration of WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer
  • Pablo MilanĂ©s, Cuban Nueva Trova singer-songwriter and guitarist (Yolanda; Yo Me Quedo), born in 1943, Bayamo, Cuba (d. 2022) [1]
  • Terry Semel, American business executive
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Tate, English cricket spin bowler (1 Test, 2 wickets; Sussex CCC) and coach (Derbyshire CCC), dies at 75

About February 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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