What Happened on December 4, 1942

Historical Events

Event of Interest

FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration

  • First US citizenship granted to an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)
  • Holocaust: In Warsaw, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka and Wanda Filipowicz set up the Żegota organization
  • US bombers strike Italian mainland for first time in WW II
1942 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Mosley, American rock bassist (Moby Grape), born in Paradise Valley, California
  • Gemma Jones, English actress (Bridget Jones's Diary), born in Marylebone, London
Born in 1942

About December 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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