What Happened on December 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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An early report the Holocaust prepared by the Polish government-in-exile, using information obtained by Witold Pilecki, is addressed to UN member states

Polish Resistance Fighter Witold Pilecki
Polish Resistance Fighter
Witold Pilecki

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler names Anton Mussert "leader of the Dutch people"

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • North Africa: 5th German panzer army forms under col-gen von Arnim

Famous Birthdays

  • Bear Bossu, [Berend F Gertenbach], actor/vocalist (Pub Chantant)
  • Peter Sarstedt, British musician (Where do you go to my lovely), born Delhi, India (d. 2017)
  • Ralph Tavares, American musician (Tavares), born in Providence, Rhode Island