On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Sherman, American actor (Here Comes the Brides), pop singer ("Little Woman"), and paramedic, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison, American politician (U.S. Senator from Texas, 1993-2013; NATO Ambassador, 2017-2021), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
1943 Highlights

About July 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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