On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese forces invade Burma
  • Titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Crawford [Michael Patrick Smith], British Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Shelley Fabares, American actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach), born in Santa Monica, California
1942 Highlights

About January 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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