On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1943

Historical Events

  • U-538 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
  • US forces land on Tarawa & Makin Atoll in Gilbert Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindsay Thomas, American politician (Rep-D-GA, 1983-93), born in Patterson, Georgia
  • Veronica Hamel, American actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1943 Highlights

About November 20, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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