What Happened on January 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jack Regan, broadcaster
  • Jim Croce, rock vocalist (Time in a Bottle) (d. 1973), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Walter Hill, director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California

Actress Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner