On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1943

Historical Events

  • University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team begins 129 home game winning streak that only ends in 1955; incorporates NCAA titles in 1948, 1949 and 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Barış Manço, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
1943 Highlights

About January 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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