On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1943

Historical Events

  • Landwacht (NSB-political party) forms in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Björn Waldegård, Swedish rally driver (World Rally Championship 1979), born in Ro, Sweden (d. 2014)
  • Brian Hyland, American rocker (She Wore an Itsy Bitsy ... Bikini), born in Queens, New York
  • Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • Jimmy "Bro" Hayes, American doo-wop bass singer (Persuasions-Under the Boardwalk), born in Hopewell, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • John Maus, American rock vocalist (Walker Brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • Wallace Shawn, American actor (My Dinner with Andre; Princess Bride), born in NYC, New York
1943 Highlights

About November 12, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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