What Happened on January 5, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 55 German tanks reach North-Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)
  • Cliff Potts, actor (Ted-Lou Grant), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader
  • Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist
  • Terenci Moix, Spanish writer (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered