What Happened on July 9, 1943

Historical Events

  • 5th day of Battle of Kursk, USSR: Operation Citadel - Germans occupy Verchopenje
  • British air raid sinks U-435

Famous Birthdays

  • John H. Casper, USAF and astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77), born in Greenville, South Carolina
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Whittingham Beers, American mental hygiene pioneer, dies at 67

About July 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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