On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1943

Historical Events

  • British assault on Catania, Sicily
  • Giants and Phillies strand record 30 baserunners, NY wins, 10-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Peete, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Robin McDonald, Scottish rock guitarist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas), born in Nairn, Scotland (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Pace, American music label owner (Black Swan - 1st major label founded by a Black American), dies at 59
1943 Highlights

About July 18, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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