What Happened on May 24, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Admiral Donitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean

Event of Interest

Final entry in the Stroop Report, detailing the destruction of the Jewish Warsaw Ghetto, compiled by Nazi officers, later used as evidence in the Nuremberg trials

  • U-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Burghoff, American Emmy Award-winning actor (M*A*S*H (the film); M*A*S*H, 1972-79 - "Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly), born in Bristol, Connecticut
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

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

About May 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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