On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1942

Historical Events

  • Battle of the Barents Sea between British Navy and German Kriegsmarine off North Cape, Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Summers, English rock guitarist (Police-Roxanne), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
1942 Highlights

About December 31, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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