What Happened on February 5, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam resistance group CS-6 shoots nazi general Seyffardt
  • Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Winfield, Penn, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears-Spinning Wheel)
  • Craig Morton, NFL quarterback (Dallas, Denver), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • Larry Tamblyn, rock guitarist (Standells-Dirty Water)
  • Michael Mann, actor and director (Sexpot, Close Friends), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestNolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell, American electrical engineer (founded Atari, created Pong), born in Clearfield, Utah

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Nolan Bushnell
Electrical Engineer and Businessman
Nolan Bushnell

Famous Deaths

  • Wim Gertenbach, Dutch resistance fighter (Slogan), shot by Nazis