What Happened on September 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal

Famous Birthdays

  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, American sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Lee Dorman, American bassist (Iron Butterfly), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Phil Harris, English carpet manufacturer/multi-millionaire

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Singer, American war reporter (Wasp), dies
  • Joe Travers, cricketer (Australian SLA, in only Test innings), dies