On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, composer, dies at 72
  • Mikhail Fokine, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 62