On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1942

Historical Events

  • Battle of Bataan; US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japanese at Bataan

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie; Wild in the Sky), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • Earl Hilliard, American politician (Rep-D-Alabama), born in Birmingham, Alabama
1942 Highlights

About April 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries