What Happened on May 31, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Archie" comic strip 1st broadcast on radio
  • 42 U-boats sunk by the Allies this month
  • Cards Mort Cooper pitches 1st of back-to-back one-hitters

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Namath, PA, NFL quarterback (NY Jets), $400,000 man (1969 Superbowl)
  • Richard Timothy George Mansfield Parker, 9th Earl of Macclesfield
  • Sharon Gless, American actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Wayne Carson, country musician and songwriter (Always On My Mind), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)