What Happened on December 7, 1942

Famous Birthdays

Alex JohnsonAlex Johnson (1942-2015)

American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star, AL batting champion 1970, California Angels), born in Helena, Arkansas

  • Harry Chapin, American folk-rock singer-songwriter ("Taxi"; "Cat's in the Cradle"; "Mr. Tanner"), born in New York City, New York (d. 1981)
  • Jonathan D. Kramer, American composer (Notta Sonata), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2004)
1942 Highlights

About December 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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