What Happened on September 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 987 Dutch Jewish transported to Auschwitz Concentration Camp
  • Fire in decrepit old Gulf Hotel kills 45 (Houston, Texas)

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada
  • Lena Valaitis, Lithuanian-German Schlager singer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (24) weds actor-director Orson Welles (28)

Famous Deaths

  • J. P. Morgan, Jr., American financier (b. 1867)