Today in World War II History—July 1, 1943
80 Years Ago—July 1, 1943: Congress changes WAAC (Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps) to WAC (Women’s Army Corps) effective 9/30/43.
Congress creates US Cadet Nurse Corps, which provides a free nursing education in exchange for military service (Read more: “Army Nursing in World War II—Training and Rank”).
First All-American Girls Professional Baseball League All-Star Game is played.
First night baseball game is played at Wrigley Field in Chicago, using temporary lights.