On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer (Leeds United), born in Stirling, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • Dick Butkus, American NFL hall of fame linebacker (Bears) and sportscaster, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Joe McGinniss, American author (The Selling of the President 1968), born in Rye, New York (d. 2014)
1942 Highlights

About December 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius