On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1943

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 8th Symphony premieres in Moscow

  • P-47D Thunderbolt shot down above North Holland

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (Pentangle), born in Glasgow (d. 2011)
1943 Highlights

About November 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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