On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1943

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US forces led by General George S. Patton liberate Palermo, Sicily

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Senator from Texas
  • Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
1943 Highlights

About July 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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