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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Amiss, cricketer (prolific English batsman)
  • Mick Abrahams, Luton, rock guitarist (Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig)
  • Roberta Shore, Monterrey Park, California, actress/singer (Virginian)

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? 77 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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