On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1942

Historical Events

  • American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms

Famous Birthdays

  • John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)
  • John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Pauline Beersmans [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70
1942 Highlights

About January 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn