What Happened on March 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR orders men between 45 & 64 to register for non-military duty

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Thoroughbred Racing Association of US formed in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • David Minge, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
  • Jeff Neighbour, US bassist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Robin Luke, rocker (Susie Darlin')

Famous Deaths

  • Clinton Hart Merriam, American zoologist (b. 1855)