On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1943

Historical Events

  • Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided

Famous Birthdays

  • Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast (6 x Olympic gold 1968, 72; 7 x World C'ships gold 1966, 70), born in Nagoya, Japan
  • Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Franz Hohler, Swiss writer, born in Biel
  • Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
  • José Ángel Iribar, Spanish soccer goalkeeper and manager (49 caps; Athletic Bilbao), born in Zarautz, Spain
  • Mauro Checcoli, Italian 3 day equestrian (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • Richard H. Price, American physicist
  • Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic gold 1972)
1943 Highlights

About March 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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