On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1943

Historical Events

  • Operation Gomorrah: RAF begins bombing Hamburg (till 3rd August), creating a firestorm and killing 42,600 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • Lyudmila Bragina, USSR, 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1972)
1943 Highlights

About July 24, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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