May 7, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • British 11th Hussars occupy Tunis
  • Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps
  • Liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, launched
  • US 1st Armour division occupies Ferryville, Tunisia
  • US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert, Tunisia

Birthdays in History

  • Peter Carey, Australian author (True History of the Kelly Gang), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
  • Peter Horak, jetboat jumper