On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

Admiral Donitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean

  • U-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Burghoff, American actor (Radar - M*A*S*H), born in Bristol, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir I Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright, dies at 84
1943 Highlights

About May 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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