On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler orders German troops at Stalingrad to fight to the death

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Historic Event

Jewish patients, nurses and doctors incinerated at Auschwitz-Birkenau

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Bennett, American actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California

Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate, American actress (Valley of the Dolls), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate
  • Subhash Ghai, Indian film director, born in Nagpur, India

Famous Deaths

  • John Burns, British minister of Local Government (1905-14), dies
1943 Highlights

About January 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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