What Happened on December 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • First US citizenship granted to an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)
  • Holocaust: In Warsaw, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka and Wanda Filipowicz set up the ┼╗egota organization.
  • US bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Mosley, Paradise Valley CA, rock bassist (Moby Grape)
  • Gemma Jones, English actress