On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex [Alexander] Johnson, American professional baseball player, born in Helena, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • Harry Chapin, American folk-rock singer-songwriter (Taxi; Cat's in the Cradle), 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? 78 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius