What Happened on April 30, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Murphy Urner, American composer, dies at 51
  • J. C. Arthur, American botanist (studied parasitic fungi rusts), dies at 92
  • Jakob van Hoddis [[Hans Davidsohn]], German Jewish poet, transported to German concentration camp at 54 (actual date of death unknown)
1942 Highlights

About April 30, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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