What Happened on January 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • NFL Pro Bowl: Chicago Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24
  • Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida
  • Rogers Hornsby is 14th player selected to the Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Jessel, German composer (The Parade of the Tin Soldiers), dies at 70