On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • James Glennon, American cinematographer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • John Heuser, American electron microscopist, born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Sterling Morrison, American rock guitarist (Velvet Underground), born in East Meadow, New York (d. 1995)
1942 Highlights

About August 29, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo