On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • First powered flight of V-1 'buzz bomb', Peenemunde, Germany
  • Red army occupies German airports at Tasjinskaja & Morozowsk

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80
  • Jean LXF Darlan, French admiral, murdered by gaullists
  • K Balmont, writer, dies at 75