On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
  • 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? 78 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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