On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese invade Burma

Conference of InterestWannsee Conference

Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee Conference in Berlin to organize the "final solution", the extermination of Europe's Jews

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Adolf Eichmann's infamous list with estimates of the number of Jews in European countries as presented at the Wannsee Conference
Adolf Eichmann's infamous list with estimates of the number of Jews in European countries as presented at the Wannsee Conference
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Famous Birthdays

  • William Powell, American R&B singer (O'Jays), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1977)
1942 Highlights

About January 20, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius