On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1943

Historical Events

  • Japanese government in Java limits sale & use of motorcars

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Bybee, American mezzo-soprano (Morman Tabernacle Choir; Metropolitan Opera, 1977-95), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2018)
  • Dick Yount, American rock bassist and singer (Harpers Bizarre - "Feelin' Groovy") (d. 2019)
  • Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician, born in Charlottetown, Canada (d. 2007)
  • Freddie Starr, English comedian & singer (The Freddie Starr Showcase), born in Huyton, United Kingdom (d. 2019)
  • Kenneth "Wally" Kelly, American R&B singer (Manhattans - "Kiss And Say Goodbye"), born in New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist & singer (Drinking on My Bed), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1999)
  • Robert Drewe, Australian author, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Scott Walker [Noel Scott Engel], American-born British singer-songwriter and composer (The Walker Brothers), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain), dies at 53
1943 Highlights

About January 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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