What Happened on August 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Red Army recaptures Bogodukov

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Corneau, director (Choice of Arms)
  • Giorgio Alverà, Italy, bobsledder (WC 1975 gold), (d. 2013)
  • Lana Cantrell, Australian singer (Those Were the Days), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle