On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1943

Historical Events

  • Dim-out ban lifted in San Francisco Bay area
  • US troops land on Bougainville Island on Solomon Island

Famous Birthdays

  • John McEnery, English actor (Romeo and Juliet), born in Birmingham, England
  • Salvatore Adamo, Belgian singer and composer (Tombe la neige), born in Comiso, Sicily, Italy
  • Tom Mack, American Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman (11 x Pro Bowl; LA Rams), born in Cleveland, Ohio
1943 Highlights

About November 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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