On This Day

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 Vitaliyevich Lebedev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 35, T-5)
1942 Highlights

About April 14, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries