What Happened on May 7, 1943

Historical Events

  • British 11th Hussars occupy Tunis
  • Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps

Event of Interest

Liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, launched

  • US 1st Armour division occupies Ferryville, Tunisia
  • US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert, Tunisia
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Carey, Australian author (True History of the Kelly Gang), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
  • Peter Horak, Czech stuntman (Star Trek: Voyager: Throw Momma from the Train), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2017)
  • Rick West [Westwood], British rock guitarist (Brian Poole & Tremeloes, 1961-2012 & 2019-21), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
Born in 1943

About May 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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