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, MLB pitcher (1974 Cy Young Award), born in Adrian, Michigan
1943 Highlights

About January 15, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn