What Happened on November 7, 1943

Historical Events

  • Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Gromov, Russian general and politician (Governor of Moscow Oblast, 2000-12), born in Saratov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Joni MitchellJoni Mitchell (79 years old)

Canadian singer-songwriter, producer ("Both Sides Now"; "River"; "A Case Of You"), and painter, born in Fort Macleod, Alberta

  • Judith Forst, Canadian mezzo-soprano, born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Khalifa Haftar, Libyan-American military officer and politician (Supreme Commander of Libyan National Army, 2015-present), born in Ajdabiya, British-occupied Libya
  • Michael Byrne, English actor (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), born in London

Michael SpenceMichael Spence (79 years old)

Canadian-American economist (Nobel 2001 - dynamics of information flows and market development), born in Montclair, New Jersey

  • Peter Straker, Jamaican-British stage and screen singer and actor, born in Jamaica
  • Stephen Greenblatt, American literary historian and author (The Swerve: How the World Became Modern), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Wayne Giardino, Canadian football linebacker (Grey Cup 1968, 69, 73; Ottawa Rough Riders), born in Peterborough, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Dwight Frye, American actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein), dies from a heart attack at 44
1943 Highlights

About November 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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