On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Confederacy of Algiers (Churchill-Marshall-Eisenhower)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Meat and cheese rationed in US

Famous Birthdays

  • E Thomas Coleman, (Rep-R-MO, 1976- )
  • Robert W. Edgar, American businessman and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 7th district), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Terry Pavey, editor (TV Times)

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Hans Wetzler, German-American composer, dies at 72
1943 Highlights

About May 29, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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