On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1942

Historical Events

  • Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Uğur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (Cumhuriyet Murder), born in Kırşehir, Turkey (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Eichheim, American violinist, composer, organologist, and ethno-musicologist dies at 72
  • Mikhail Fokine, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 62
1942 Highlights

About August 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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