On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese invade Burma

Wannsee Conference

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

Famous Birthdays

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

About January 20, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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