What Happened on November 26, 1943

Historical Events

Film Release

MGM releases last of 9 Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movies - "Girl Crazy", a film adaptation of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's stage musical

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Stenerud, Norwegian-American NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs), born in Fetsund, Norway
  • Jerry Kleczka, American politician (Rep-D-WI, 1984-2005), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2017)
  • Marilynne Robinson, American writer (Gilead), born in Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Paul Burnett, English radio disc jockey, born in Hulme, Manchester, England
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Edward H "Butch" O'hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle
1943 Highlights

About November 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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