On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1943

Historical Events

  • 6th day of battle at Kursk
  • US, British and Canadian forces invade Sicily in WW II (Operation Husky)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestArthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1993)

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • Denny Seiwell, American touring and session drummer (Paul McCartney & Wings, 1971-73), born in Lehighton, Pennsylvania
  • Jerry Miller, American songwriter and rock guitarist (Moby Grape), born in Tacoma, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Nevin, American composer, dies at 72
1943 Highlights

About July 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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