February 20, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Lt E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers, becomes America's first World War II flying ace

Birthdays in History

  • Claude Miller, director (Garde a Vue, Little Thief, Wild Child), (d. 2012)
  • David O'Dowd, Chief Constable (Northamptonshire)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mitch McConnell, American politician, (Senator-R-KY, 1985-, and Senate Majority Leader 2015- ), born in Sheffield, Alabama

US Senator Mitch McConnell
US Senator
Mitch McConnell