What Happened on August 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Japan declares Burma Independence under U Ba Maw
  • Race riot in Harlem, NYC
  • Sunderland seaplanes sink U-454 & U-383

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Roxburgh, football player, coach and manager, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Denis Payton, rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • Dennis "Denny" Cordell, British rock music and record producer (The Moody Blues, Leon Russell), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68