What Happened on January 3, 1942

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • John Marsden, Australian lawyer, and gay rights activist, born in Lismore, Australia (d. 2006)
  • John Thaw, British stage and screen actor (Inspector Morse), born in Gorton, Manchester, England (d. 2002)
  • László Sólyom, Hungarian lawyer (Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of Hungary, 1990-980) and politician (President of Hungary, 2005-10), born in Pécs, Hungary
Born in 1942

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? 81 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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