On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1942

Historical Events

  • US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla Thomas, American singer (Let Me Be Good to You)

Person of interestHu Jintao

Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (2002-12) and President of the People's Republic of China (2003-13), born in Taizhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Hu Jintao
Paramount Leader of China
Hu Jintao
  • Reinhard Mey, German singer, born in Berlin, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63
1942 Highlights

About December 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius