What Happened on July 23, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
  • US 45th Infantry division occupies north coast of Termini

Famous Birthdays

  • Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate, born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • Tony Joe White, American rocker (Polk Salad Annie), born in Oak Grove, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuel Querido, Dutch publisher, murdered in the Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor at 71