On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • German U-boat shells Antillian oil refinery
  • Japanese troops march into Palembang, South Sumatra
  • World War II: British ruled Singapore surrenders to the Japanese

Famous Birthdays

  • Glyn Johns, English recording engineer and producer, born in Epsom, Surrey

Famous Deaths

  • Guido Adler, Austrian musicologist, dies at 91
  • Stanislav Binički, Serbian composer, dies at 69