On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe
  • Pope Pius XII encyclical Mystic Corporis (mystic body of Christ)
  • US forces landed at Nassau Bay, near Salamaua, New Guinea

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestLittle Eva

Little Eva [Eva Boyd], American pop singer (Locomotion), born in Belhaven, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Pop Singer Little Eva
Pop Singer
Little Eva
  • Roger Ruskin Spear, English saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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