What Happened on August 1, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Deurne soccer team forms
  • German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
  • Race riots in Harlem, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
  • Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
  • Jerry Garcia, American rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle John's Band, Sugar Magnolia), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (14) weds childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) in Reno, Nevada

Actress Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh