What Happened on July 7, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

-10] Japanese premier Hideki Tojo visits Java

  • 3rd day of Battle of Kursk, USSR: Operation Citadel: Germans occupy Dubrova Luftwaffe fighter ace shoots down 7 Russian aircraft
  • German Submarine U-951 sunk by depth charges, off Cape St. Vincent in the North Atlantic
  • Liberator bombers sinks U-517
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)
  • Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
Born in 1943

Famous Divorces

Jack Dempsey

Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (48) divorces broadway singer Hannah Williams (32) after 10 years of marriage

About July 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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