What Happened on January 30, 1943

Historical Events

  • 6 British Mosquitos bomb Berlin in daylight

Nazi General Friedrich Paulus Surrenders

Adolf Hitler promotes Friedrich Paulus, commander of the 6th Army, to Field Marshal in the hope that he will not surrender

  • German assault on French in Tunisia
  • German under officers shot down in Haarlem Neth
  • Illegal opposition newspaper Loyal begins publishing
  • USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Davey Johnson, American baseball second baseman (4 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1966, 70 Baltimore Orioles) and manager (World Series 1986 NY Mets), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Marta Minujín, Argentine artist (Parthenon of Banned Books), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Sandy Deane [Yaguda], American rock singer (Jay and the Americans - "This Magic Moment"), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Attila Petschauer, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1928, 32), dies at 38

About January 30, 1943

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

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