On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 11th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
  • Greatest tank battle in history ends with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk, almost 6,000 tanks take part, 2,900 lost by Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Lockin, Lanai, Hawaii, actor/dancer (Hello Dolly), (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Huber, German philosopher and resistance fighter, beheaded at 50