What Happened on April 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 2nd night Exeter bombed by German Luftwaffe

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBarbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand, American singer/actress/award winner (People), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Richard M Daley, (mayor-D-Chicago)
  • Valeri Abramovich Voloshin, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Leonid Kulik, Russian Minerologist (Tunguska meteor site) dies of typhus in a Nazi prison camp at 58

Person of interestLucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canadian author (Anne of Green Gables), dies at 67