On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1942

Historical Events

  • Admiral Dalans murderer of Bosinier de la Chapelle, sentenced to death
  • British Colonel S W Bailey reaches Mihailovics headquarter
  • Soviet artillery and tank battle on German armies at Stalingrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Goldberg, American blues musician (The Rides), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Françoise Dürr, French tennis player (French C'ships 1967), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Mani Kaul, director (Idiot, Nazar, Dhrupad, Duvidha)

Famous Deaths

  • Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32
1942 Highlights

About December 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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