What Happened on July 11, 1943

Historical Events

  • 7th day of Battle of Kursk, USSR: Operation Citadel continues

Event of Interest

Counter attack by Hermann Goering's Armoured division in Sicily

  • Massacres of Poles in Volhynia.
  • US 45th Division occupies airport Comiso Sicily
  • US 82nd Airborne division shot at by "friendly fire" in Sicily
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician
  • Richard Carleton, Australian television news journalist, born in Bowral, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Susan Seaforth Hayes, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless), born in San Francisco, California
Born in 1943

About July 11, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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