What Happened on May 5, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar
  • US begins rationing sugar during WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Hill, actress (Grandma-Seinfeld, Pauly Shore)
  • Marc Alaimo, American actor

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tammy Wynette [Virginia Pugh], American country singer (Stand by your Man), born in Itawamba County, Mississippi (d. 1998)

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette

Famous Deaths

  • Qemal Stafa, Albanian politician (b. 1920)