What Happened on January 20, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Lead, South Dakota, temperature is 52°F, while 1.5 miles away Deadwood records -16°F
  • Operation Weiss: German, Italian, Bulgarian & Croatian troops attempt to retake land liberated by Tito's partisans

Famous Birthdays

  • Farhad Mehrad, Iranian musician
  • Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician

Famous Deaths

  • Giacomo Benvenuti, composer, dies at 57