On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen James Coage, American HW judo (Olympic bronze 1976), born in NYC, New York
  • Catherine Deneuve [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • Paul Zukofsky, American violinist and conductor (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Venantius von Woss, Austrian composer, dies at 80
1943 Highlights

About October 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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