On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1943

Historical Events

  • 5th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Wyoming beats Georgetown, 46-34; Cowboys' point guard Ken Sailors is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • British 1st army recaptures Sejenane

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)
  • Jay Traynor, American pop singer (Jay and the Americans, 1960-62 - "She Cried"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Ken Forssi, American bassist (Love), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Bytnar, Polish activist (b. 1921)
  • Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski, Polish activist (b. 1920)
1943 Highlights

About March 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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