What Happened on April 14, 1942

Historical Events

  • Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Burrows, British pop singer (The Flower Pot Men - "Let's Go To San Francisco"; Edison Lighthouse -"Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)"), born in Exeter, Devon, England
  • Valentin Lebedev, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 35, T-5), born in Moscow, Russia
1942 Highlights

About April 14, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries