On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1942

Historical Events

  • Bob Feller, enlists in Navy & reports for duty to Norfolk Virginia
  • Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world ("Pacific Clipper").

Famous Deaths

  • Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858)
1942 Highlights

About January 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn