What Happened on April 16, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Williams, British businessman, racing team owner (Principal Williams Formula 1 team 1977-2020; 9 x F1 Constructors' C'ships, 7 x Drivers' C'ships), born in South Shields, England (d. 2021)
  • Jim Lonborg, American MLB pitcher (AL Cy Young 1967), born in Santa Maria, California
Born in 1942
1942 Highlights

About April 16, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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