On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1942

Historical Events

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Adolf Hitler names Anton Mussert "leader of the Dutch people"

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Event of interestEvent of Interest

An early report the Holocaust prepared by the Polish government-in-exile, using information obtained by Witold Pilecki, is addressed to UN member states

Polish Resistance Fighter Witold Pilecki
Polish Resistance Fighter
Witold Pilecki
  • North Africa: 5th German panzer army forms under col-gen von Arnim

Famous Birthdays

  • Beer Bossu [Berend Frederik Gertenbach], Dutch actor and vocalist (Pub Chantant), born in Amsterdam
1942 Highlights

About December 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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