On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st Warsaw Ghetto Uprising begins

Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Mordecai Anielewicz
Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Mordecai Anielewicz
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff decide on invasion in Sicily

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJanis Joplin

Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1970)

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • Petchara Chaowarat, Thai film actress
1943 Highlights

About January 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn