On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1942

Historical Events

  • Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth
  • RAF bombs Philips factory (150 die)

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Handke, Austrian writer (A Sorrow Beyond Dreams), 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Griffen, Austria
1942 Highlights

About December 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius