On This Day

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

Person of interestJoni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell [Roberta Joan Anderson], Canadian singer (Clouds), born in Fort Macleod, Alberta

  • Judith Forst, Canadian mezzo-soprano, born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Michael Byrne, English actor (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), born in London

Person of interestMichael Spence

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

Economist Michael Spence
Michael Spence
  • 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

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? 77 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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