What Happened on November 21, 1943

Historical Events

  • 7 Belgian ministers in London criticise King Leopold III for surrendering to Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Laffite, French auto racer (6 x F1 wins, Ligier) and broadcaster (TF1), born in Paris, France
  • Larry Mahan, American rodeo rider (PRCA All-Around Champion 1966–70, 73; ProRodeo Hall of Fame), born in Salem, Oregon (d. 2023)
  • Orlando de la Torre, Peruvian soccer defender (39 caps; Sporting Cristal SA), born in Trujillo, Peru (d. 2022)
  • Phil Bredesen, American politician
  • Robert Alner, British racehorse trainer (Cheltenham Gold Cup: Cool Dawn 1998), born in Droop, England (d. 2020)
  • Viktor Sidjak, Russian fencer
Born in 1943
1943 Highlights

About November 21, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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