On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1943

Historical Events

  • 1,000 workers complete air conditioning system for Pentagon
  • 1st transport of Jews from Amsterdam to concentration camp Vught
  • World War II: The Soviets begin a counter-offensive at Voronezh
  • World's largest office building, the Pentagon is completed to house the US military

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Marshall, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1974, 75; NL Cy Young Award 1974; Montreal Expos, LA Dodgers, Atlanta Braves), born in Adrian, Michigan (d. 2021)
1943 Highlights

About January 15, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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