What Happened on June 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Mrs Miniver" based on the novel by Jan Struther, directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon is released in the US (Best Picture 1943)
  • Battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II
  • Capitol Record Co opens for business

Famous Deaths

  • Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemia/Moravia (Lidice)), dies