What Happened on July 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

-10] Japanese premier Hideki Tojo visits Java

Prime Minister of Japan during WW II Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister of Japan during WW II
Hideki Tojo
  • 3rd day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Dubrova
  • Erich Hartmann shoots 7 Russian aircraft at Kursk
  • German Submarine U-951 sunk by depth charges, off Cape St. Vincent in the North Atlantic
  • Liberator bombers sinks U-517

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)
  • Toto Cutugno, Italian singer

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (48) divorces broadway singer Hannah Williams (32) after 10 years of marriage

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey