What Happened On 5th July 1943 In History

July 5th (1943) was a Monday. It's the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 5th July, 1943

  • » World War II: An Allies of World War II called Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily (Operation Husky, July 10, 1943).
  • » World War II: German forces begin a massive offensive against the Soviet Union at the Battle of Kursk, also known as Operation Citadel.

Famous Birthdays on July 5 in 1943

  • » Curt Blefary, American baseball player and coach (d. 2001)
  • » Mark Cox (tennis) called Mark Cox, English tennis player, coach and sportscaster
  • » Robbie Robertson, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (The Band)

July 5th Holidays in History

  • » 1934 West Coast waterfront strike known as Bloody Thursday (International Longshore and Warehouse Union)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Anthony Maria Zaccaria, priest (d. 1539)
  • » Zoe of Rome (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » July 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » X-Day (Church of the SubGenius) named X-Day (Church of the SubGenius)
  • » Constitution Day (Armenia)
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Algeria from France in 1962.
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Cape Verde from Portugal in 1975.
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Venezuela from Spain in 1811.
  • » Saints Cyril and Methodius e.g Saints Cyril and Methodius Day (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
  • » Tynwald Day, if July 5 is on a weekend, the holiday is the following Monday. (Isle of Man)
  • » Emancipation Day, celebrating the emancipation of enslaved Africans in New York City in 1827.

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