1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1943rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 943rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 43rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1940s decade.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1940 1941 194219431944 1945 1946
1943 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1943
MCMXLIII
Ab urbe condita2696
Armenian calendar1392
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԲ
Assyrian calendar6693
Bahá'í calendar99–100
Balinese saka calendar1864–1865
Bengali calendar1350
Berber calendar2893
British Regnal yearGeo. 6 – 8 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2487
Burmese calendar1305
Byzantine calendar7451–7452
Chinese calendar壬午(Water Horse)
4639 or 4579
    — to —
癸未年 (Water Goat)
4640 or 4580
Coptic calendar1659–1660
Discordian calendar3109
Ethiopian calendar1935–1936
Hebrew calendar5703–5704
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1999–2000
 - Shaka Samvat1864–1865
 - Kali Yuga5043–5044
Holocene calendar11943
Igbo calendar943–944
Iranian calendar1321–1322
Islamic calendar1361–1363
Japanese calendarShōwa 18
(昭和18年)
Javanese calendar1873–1874
Juche calendar32
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4276
Minguo calendarROC 32
民國32年
Nanakshahi calendar475
Thai solar calendar2486
Tibetan calendar阳水马年
(male Water-Horse)
2069 or 1688 or 916
    — to —
阴水羊年
(female Water-Goat)
2070 or 1689 or 917

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