What Happened on September 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 56th U.S. Women's National Championship: Pauline Betz Adddie beats Louise Brough Clapp (4-6, 6-1, 6-4)
  • 62nd U.S. Men's National Championship: Ted Schroeder beats Frank Parker (8-6, 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2)
  • First flight of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator.
  • German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
  • Transport #29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Oakes, British Footballer
  • Garrison Keillor, humorist (Praire Home Companion)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo

Famous Deaths

  • Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87