On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1943

Historical Events

  • Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, Royal Navy, promoted to Admiral of the Fleet
  • Soviet forces reconquer Gumrak airport near Stalingrad
  • Soviet forces reconquer Worosjilowsk

Famous Deaths

  • Otakar Sini, composer, dies at 61
1943 Highlights

About January 21, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius