On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st indoor 15' pole vault (Cornelius Warmerdam 15' 3/8")

Famous Birthdays

  • Ton de Kok, Dutch politician (CDA)

Famous Deaths

  • Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, marathoner (Olympic gold 1908), dies at 56
  • Ivan Bilibin, Russian illustrator, dies at 65
1942 Highlights

About February 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius