On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1943

Historical Events

  • Dutch work week extended to 54 hour
  • Obligatory work for woman ends in Belgium
  • SS police chief Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children

Famous Birthdays

  • George Benson, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Joseph Schwantner, American composer (Aftertones of Infinity), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Keith Relf, British musician and vocalist (the Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance), born in Richmond, England (d. 1976)
1943 Highlights

About March 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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