What Happened on July 3, 1943

Historical Events

  • British Liberator bomber sinks German U-628 in Bay of Biscay

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Waldhorn, British stage and screen comic actor (The Vicar of Dibley; Brush Strokes), born in Paddington, England (d. 2022)
  • Judith Durham, Australian folk-pop singer (The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"; "A World of Our Own"), born in Essendon, Victoria, Australia (d. 2022)
  • Kurtwood Smith, American actor (That '70s Show- "Red"; Robocop; 24), born in New Lisbon, Wisconsin
  • Norman Thagard, American scientist and astronaut (STS 7, 51-B, 30, 42, 71, Mir), born in Marianna, Florida
Born in 1943
1943 Highlights

About July 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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