On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

Thomas Mann completes his tetralogy, "Joseph & His Brothers"

Famous Birthdays

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin, American historian and writer (Team of Rivals, No Ordinary Time), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Tom Wilkinson, CFL QB (Edmonton Eskimos)

Famous Deaths

  • Marina Raskova, Russian navigator, dies in airplane crash at 30
1943 Highlights

About January 4, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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