On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1943

Historical Events

  • 335 allied bombers attack German city of Nuremberg, a centre for military production
  • Limited gambling legalized in Mexico
  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

Famous Birthdays

  • Lynn Redgrave, British-American actress (Gods and Monsters, Georgy Girl), born in London, England (d. 2010)
1943 Highlights

About March 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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