What Happened on August 6, 1942

Historical Events

  • -8] Riots by Dutch Jews
  • Canadian destroyer HMCS Assiniboine sinks U-210
  • Churchill fires Gen Auchinlek as Middle-East commander

Event of Interest

Hermann Goering proclaims occupied areas "thoroughly empty to plunder"

1942 History

Famous Birthdays

  • George Jung [Boston George], American convicted drug felon whose story was portrayed in the biopic "Blow", born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1942

About August 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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