What Happened on January 6, 1942

Historical Events

Sports History

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© [Calvet], French operatic soprano (Metropolitan Opera, 1893-1904), dies at 83
1942 Highlights

About January 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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