On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1943

Historical Events

  • Meat (784 gram/week, 2 kilogram for GI's), butter & cheese rationed in US during WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Allan [Allan Kowbel], Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

Person of interestJohn Major

John Major, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1990-97), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • Vangelis [Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou], Greek composer and keyboardist (Chariots of Fire), born in Agria, Greece

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Author John Steinbeck (41) weds Gwyndolyn Conger


1943 Highlights

About March 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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