On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1943

Historical Events

  • Red Army recaptures Bogodukov

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Corneau, French director (Choice of Arms), born in Meung-sur-Loire, France (d. 2010)
  • Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder (WC 1975 gold), born in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (d. 2013)
  • Lana Cantrell, Australian singer (Those Were the Days), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle
1943 Highlights

About August 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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