August 9, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi & 50 others arrested in Bombay after passing of a "quit India" campaign by the All-India Congress

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Vice-Adm Mikawa lands at Guadalcanal, Solomon Island

Deaths in History

  • Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies