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

  • Dr. Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (d. 2007)
  • Tony Joe White, rocker

Famous Deaths

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