On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1943

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Novelist Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDoris Kearns Goodwin

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

Writer and Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Writer and Historian
Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • 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? 77 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn