What Happened on July 8, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 4th day of battle at Kursk: Gen Model uses last tank reserve
  • British air raid sinks U-232
  • Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (Dutch National Socialist Movement) leader Anton Mussert meets with Heinrich Himmler
  • US invasion fleet passes Bizerta Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Faye Wattleton, sociologist/pres (Planned Parenthood), born in St Louis, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Oakes, Canadian ruler of Bahamas, murdered
  • Jean "Max" Moulin, French resistance fighter, executed