What Happened on March 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st combat flight for Canadian British-built Avro Lancaster bomber

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Pender, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Liverpool, England
  • Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovolyonok, USR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29/31, T-4)

Famous Deaths

  • Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43