March 17, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Bełżec Concentration Camp opens with the transport of 30,000 Lublin Polish Jews

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gen Doug MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Wayne Gacy, serial killer (32 boys), born in Chicago, Illinois

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • Sidney K Barthelmy, US politician(?)