On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Wilson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Canned Heat), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Conny Bauer, German musician, born in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • Emerson Boozer, College Hall of Fame and NFL running back (NY Jets 1966-75), born in Augusta, Georgia

Person of interestGeraldo Rivera

Geraldo Rivera [Gerald Michael Riviera], American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York

TV Host and News Personality Geraldo Rivera
TV Host and News Personality
Geraldo Rivera

Famous Deaths

  • Władysław Sikorski, Polish World War II general and Prime Minister of Poland in exile (1939-43), killed in a plane crash at 62
1943 Highlights

About July 4, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer