On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5th day of battle at Kursk: 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

Famous Deaths

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