What Happened on July 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Operation Gomorrah begins - RAF begins bombing Hamburg (till 3rd August), creating firestorm and killing 42,600

Famous Birthdays

  • Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • Lyudmila Bragina, USSR, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)