On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1942

Historical Events

  • Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Clark, English rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in Tottenham, Middlesex, England

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Mary Astor (36) divorces film editor Manuel del Campo (29) after more than 4 years of marriage

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor

1942 Highlights

About December 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius