On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1943

Historical Events

  • Battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean
  • Elsie S Ott becomes 1st woman awarded US Air Force Medal

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBob Woodward

Bob Woodward, American author and investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes), born in Geneva Illinois

Author and Investigative Reporter Bob Woodward
Author and Investigative Reporter
Bob Woodward

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Lindsey, American judge and social reformer, dies at 73
1943 Highlights

About March 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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