On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1943

Historical Events

  • 7th day of battle at Kursk

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Counter attack by Hermann Goering's Armoured division in Sicily

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician
  • Susan Seaforth Hayes, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless), born in San Francisco, California
1943 Highlights

About July 11, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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