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
Roy DeMeo

Famous Deaths

  • Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87