On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Clement, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
  • Julio Iglesias, Spanish singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)

Person of interestMarty Schottenheimer

Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, KC Chiefs; NFL Coach of Year 2004, San Diego Chargers), born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)

  • Steve Boone, American rock bassist and vocalist (Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe In Magic"), born in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
  • Wallace Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Walter Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Elinor Glyn, English author (b. 1864)
1943 Highlights

About September 23, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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