On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Pallenberg, Italian model and actress credited as the muse of the Rolling Stones, born in Rome, Italy (d. 2017)
  • Barry Levinson, American Academy Award-winning film director, and screenwriter (Diner; Rain Man; Good Morning, Vietnam), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Phil Austin, American comedian (Firesign Theater)
1942 Highlights

About April 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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