On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Milburn, cricketer (NZ wicket-keeper in three Tests 1969)
  • Dave Bing, American Basketball Hall of Fame point guard (7-time NBA All Star), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Joël Robert, Belgian motocross racer (Motocross World C'ships 250cc 1964, 68–72), born in Grandrieu, Belgium (d. 2021)
  • Richard Tee, American jazz and session pianist and arranger ((Paul Simon - "Slip' Slidin' Away"; Peter Gabriel -"In Your Eyes"; Grover Washington, Jr - "Just The Two Of Us"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • Robin Williamson, rocker (Incredible String Band)

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Miller, American navy cook (b. 1919)
  • Martin Raschke, German author and publisher dies at 38
  • Reina Prince Geerligs [Leentjes Vandendriesch], anti-fascist, dies
1943 Highlights

About November 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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