On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1943

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

Assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler fails

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Massacre of the town of Kalavryta, Greece by German Nazi troops.

Famous Birthdays

  • Antal Dunai, Hungarian soccer player (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
1943 Highlights

About March 21, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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