What Happened on June 22, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

617 Squadron (Dambusters) attends investiture at Buckingham Palace, Commanding Officer Guy Gibson awarded the Victoria Cross

Event of Interest

W.E.B. Du Bois becomes 1st Black member of National Institute of Letters

Famous Birthdays

  • Eumir Deodato, Brazilian artist, producer and arranger
  • Ralph Molina, American drummer (Crazy Horse, Neil Young's backing band), born in Puerto Rico
Born in 1943

About June 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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