On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1943

Historical Events

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" premieres in NYC
  • US errantly bombs Rotterdam, kills 326

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher [Ronald] Walken, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm), born in NYC, New York
  • Roy Andersson, Swedish film director (A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
1943 Highlights

About March 31, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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