On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Weill, Perelman and Nash' musical "One Touch of Venus" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • José Cardenal, Cuban baseball player, born in Matanzas, Cuba
  • Oliver North, American political commentator and retired US Marine (Iran–Contra), born in San Antonio, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Eugeniusz Bodo [Bohdan Eugène Junod], Polish film director, producer and comedic actor, dies in the Gulag at 43
  • Radclyffe Hall, British author (b. 1880)