What Happened on August 1, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Deurne soccer team forms
  • German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
  • Race riots in Harlem, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
  • Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
  • Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle John's Band, Sugar Magnolia)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (14) weds childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) in Reno, Nevada

Actress Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh