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
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gayla Peevey, American singer ("I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"), and songwriter, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave (1943-2010)

British-American actress (Gods and Monsters, Georgy Girl), born in London, England

Born in 1943

About March 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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