What Happened on March 7, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US General George S. Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif, Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy MacMillan, Canadian NHL hockey right wing, 1970-77 (Toronto Maple Leafs, Atlanta Flames, NY Islanders), and coach, 1980-84 (Colorado Rockies/New Jersey Devils), born in Charlottetown, Canada (d. 2023)
  • Chris White, British rock singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer (The Zombies - "She's Not There"; "Time Of The Season"), born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
  • Leon Sylvers III, American rocker and producer (The Sylers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Rick Redman, American College Football HOF linebacker (University of Washington; AFL All-Star 1967; San Diego Chargers), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2022)
Born in 1943
1943 Highlights

About March 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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