What Happened on July 25, 1943

Historical Events

  • 1st warship named after an African American launched - USS Leonard Roy Harmon, a Buckley class destroyer

Fall of Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian Premier and arrested on the authority of King Victor Emmanuel III

  • Opposition group Zwaantje forms in Delfzijl
  • RAF bombs Fokker airplane factory in Amsterdam
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Margolin, American actress (Annie Hall, Take the Money and Run; David and Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jim McCarty, English rock drummer (Yardbirds - "For Your Love"; Renaissance, 1969-70), born in Liverpool, England
  • Roy Acuff Jr., American country musician ("Looks Like baby's Gone"), born in Nashville, Tennessee
Born in 1943

About July 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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