On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1943

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, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), born in Lanai, Hawaii (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Huber, German philosopher and resistance fighter, beheaded at 50
1943 Highlights

About July 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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