On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1943

Historical Events

  • Frankfurters replaced by Victory Sausages (mix of meat & soy meal)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Alvord Perret, American volcanologist renowned for his research at Vesuvius, Etna, Stromboli and Kilauea dies at 75
  • Jan Campert, Dutch resistance fighter and poet (18 Dead), dies at 40
1943 Highlights

About January 12, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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