On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1943

Historical Events

  • 66.34 cm (26.12") precipitation over 24 hour period in Hoegees Camp, California (state record)
  • Allied Joint Chiefs of Staff determine invasion of Sicily for July 10th
  • Temperature rises 49°F (9°C) in 2 minutes in Spearfish, South Dakota

Famous Birthdays

  • H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
  • Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress (Better Days Ahead, Pixote), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2015)
1943 Highlights

About January 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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