On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Vatican in Rome bombed by unknown source

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedman Paul Erhardt (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (d. 2007)
  • Pablo Gomez, Spanish musician (Los Bravos), born in Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Sam Shepard Ill, American actor/playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies at 62