On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1943

Historical Events

Conference meetingConference of Interest

Adolf Hitler & Benito Mussolini met for an Axis conference in Salzburg

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • British and US troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia
  • Lt colonel Claus von Stauffenberg seriously wounded at allied air raid
  • NFL adopts free substitution rule; helmets made mandatory and 10-game schedule for all teams approved

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Amiss, cricketer (prolific English batsman)
  • Mick Abrahams, British rock guitarist (Jethro Tull, 1967-68; Blodwyn Pig, 1969-70), born in Luton, England
  • Roberta Shore [Schourop], American actress (The Virginian), and singer, born in Monterey Park, California,

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Millerand, President of France (b. 1859)
  • Jovan Ducic, Serbian poet (Blue Legends), dies at 72
1943 Highlights

About April 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries