What Happened on October 12, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division
  • US navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance

Famous Birthdays

  • Daliah Lavi, Shavel Zion Israel, actress (Casino Royale, Lord Jim)
  • Melvin Franklin, Montgomery Alabama, musician (The Temptations)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (41) weds dancer Lucille Wilson (28)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong