On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • German counter attack on US lines in Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Gail Goodrich, NBA star (Lakers, Suns)
  • Lee May "The Big Bopper", American Major League Baseball 1st baseman, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • Lee May, former Major League Baseball player
  • Nils-Aslak Valkeap√§√§, Finnish writer (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Lichtenberger, French Sudan writer (Le Petit Roi), dies at 72
  • Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer, dies at 47