What Happened on October 8, 1943

Historical Events

  • Great Britain establishes bases on Azores

Famous Birthdays

  • Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack), born in NYC, New York
  • James E. Sellars, American composer, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 2017)

R. L. StineR. L. Stine (79 years old)

American children's book writer (Goosebumps), born in Columbus, Ohio


1943 Highlights

About October 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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