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
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Saxton, American politician (Rep-R-NJ, 1984-2009), born in Nicholson, Pennsylvania
  • Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress (Better Days Ahead, Pixote), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2015)
Born in 1943

About January 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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