On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1942

Historical Events


Conference meetingConference of Interest

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow for a conference with Joseph Stalin and US representative W. Averrell Harriman

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • German 1st tank leader captures Elista, Kalmukkensteppe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lt General Bernard Montgomery arrives in Cairo

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery

1942 Highlights

About August 12, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo