What Happened on June 29, 1943

Historical Events

  • Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII encyclical Mystic Corporis (mystic body of Christ)

  • US forces landed at Nassau Bay, near Salamaua, New Guinea
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

Little EvaLittle Eva (1943-2003)

American pop singer ("The Loco-motion"; "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"), born in Belhaven, North Carolina

  • Pedro Pablo León, Peruvian soccer forward (49 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2020)
  • Roger Ruskin Spear, English saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England
Born in 1943

Famous Divorces

Jackie Coogan

Actor Jackie Coogan (28) divorces actress Flower Parry after almost 2 years of marriage

About June 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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