On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1942

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Carcieri, American politician, governor of Rhode Island
1942 Highlights

About December 16, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius