On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st transport from Westerbork Netherlands to Sobibor concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Black, English industrialist
  • Peter Straub, American author
  • Rosa DeLauro, (Rep-D-Connecticut)
  • Stephen Dickman, composer
  • Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], English rocker (Drifters, Vipers), born in London, England
  • Zygfryd Blaut, Polish footballer (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Yersin, Swiss bacteriologist (bacteria plague), dies at 79