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

  • Robert "Bob" Woodward, Geneva Illinois, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)

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? 76 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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