What Happened on January 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne California, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)
  • Leona Williams, singer/songwriter (Ladies Get the Blues)
  • Nicholas Warner, test Pilot
  • Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)
  • Sir Richard Armstrong, British conductor

Famous Deaths

  • George Washington Crile, American Surgeon (blood transfusion, surgical shock), dies at 78

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist (tesla motor), dies at 86

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla