What Happened on November 8, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st WW II American expeditionary force lands in Africa (Gold Coast)

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Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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Operation Torch; began as US and British forces under Eisenhower land in French North Africa

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Vichy-France drops diplomatic relations with US

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Yakovlevich Kramarenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Angel Cordero Jr, jockey (won over 6,000 races) [or May 8]
  • Gerald Alston, US singer (Manhattans-Crazy)