On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Clarke, British rock vocalist (Hollies - "Air That I Breathe"), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • Arthur Barrett, West Indian cricketer (WI leggie early 70's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Peter Greenaway, Welsh film director, born in Newport, Wales
  • Peter Magowan, American businessman, MLB owner (SF Giants), born in NYC, NY (d. 2019)
1942 Highlights

About April 5, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries