On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1943

Historical Events

  • Chubb Crater (now called Pingualuit Crater) discovered in northern Quebec (3½ km diameter)
  • Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) founded in Chicago
  • Detroit race riot kills 35
  • German round up Jews in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Whittier, California
1943 Highlights

About June 20, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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