On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japan invades North Celebes, Dutch East Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Walter Hill, American film director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice), born in Long Beach, California

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California

Actress Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner
1942 Highlights

About January 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn