On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1943

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Yersin, Swiss French bacteriologist (discovered bubonic plague bacillus), dies at 79
1943 Highlights

About March 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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