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 rock singer (The Guess Who, 1962-66), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

John Major

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

  • Vangelis [Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou], Greek composer, keyboardist, and Academy Award winner (Chariots of Fire), born in Agria, Greece

Famous Weddings

John Steinbeck

Author John Steinbeck (41) weds Gwyndolyn Conger

1943 Highlights

About March 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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