June 7, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Midway ends: Admiral Chester Nimitz wins 1st World War II naval defeat of Japan

US Admiral Chester Nimitz
US Admiral
Chester Nimitz
  • Germany Armys march into Sebastopol
  • Japanese troops land on Attu, Aleutian Islands
  • USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island

Deaths in History

  • Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (b. 1903)