On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1943

Historical Events

  • Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record
  • Liberator bombers sinks U-341

Famous Birthdays

  • Christl Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kitzbühel, Austria (d. 2001)
  • Christopher Joyce, British photographer, born in Turnbridge Wells, England (d. 1994)

Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1975, 76; NL MVP 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Bonham, Texas (d. 2020)

1943 Highlights

About September 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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