What Happened on March 29, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British cruiser HMS Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
  • British destroyer HMS Campbeltown explodes in St Nazaire: 400 Germans die
  • German submarine U-585 sinks
  • The Bombing of L├╝beck in World War II was the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Pressler, (Sen-R-SD, 1979- )