On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1943

Historical Events

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Ogilvy, British Actor
  • Jody Powell, press mouthpiece (Jimmy Carter)
  • Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Marilyn McCoo, American soul singer (5th Dimension; "You Don't Have To Be A Star") and TV host (Solid Gold), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist (b. 1864)
1943 Highlights

About September 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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