What Happened on October 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Launch of 1st A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)
  • NY Yanks Frank Crosetti shoves ump Bill Summers in World Series, he is fined $200 & suspended for 1st 30 days of 1943 season

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Rachins, American actor