On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1943

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General MacArthur begins Operation Cartwheel (island-hopping)

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Ballard, American pop and R&B singer (The Supremes, 1959-67 - "Buttered Popcorn"; "Where Did Our Love Go"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1976)
1943 Highlights

About June 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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