On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1943

Historical Events

  • Congress of racial Equality (CORE) forms

Famous Birthdays

  • (Mervyn) "Muff" Winwood, English songwriter and bassist (Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin"), born in Erdington, Birmingham
  • Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France", born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Xaveria Hollander [Vara de DeVries], Dutch author (The Happy Hooker), born in Soerabaja, Dutch East Indies

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Parkin, cricketer (32 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng 1920-24), dies
1943 Highlights

About June 15, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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