What Happened on July 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German troops occupy Rostov-on- Don in Southern Russia for the 2nd time

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Sarandon, WV, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)
  • Heinz Burt, Hargin Germany, rock bassist (Tornados)