On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1943

Historical Events

  • French, British and US victory parade in Tunis, Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Bano, Italian singer
  • Deryck Murray, cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian 1963-80)
  • Iain Vallance [Baron Vallance of Tummel], CEO (British Telecom)
  • Justin Cartwright, British novelist (In Every Face I Meet), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • Martin Honeysett, British cartoonist (Punch, Private Eye), born in Hereford (d. 2015)
  • Tison Street, American violinist and composer (Jewel Tree), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1943 Highlights

About May 20, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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