What Happened on December 17, 1942

Historical Events

  • Allies in London sentence German war criminals

Famous Birthdays

Muhammadu BuhariMuhammadu Buhari (80 years old)

Nigerian military leader and politician (President of Nigeria 2015-), born in Daura, Katsina State

  • Paul Butterfield, American blues singer and harmonica player (Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Better Days), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
Born in 1942
1942 Highlights

About December 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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