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)

Person of interestJoe 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)

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan

1943 Highlights

About September 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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