On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1942

Historical Events

  • WW II siege of Bataan starts

Famous Birthdays

  • Vasiliy Ivanovich Alekseyev, USSR, weightlifter (Olympic gold 1972, 76)

Famous Deaths

  • Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian aristocrat and 3rd President of the International Olympic Committee (1925-42), dies at 63
1942 Highlights

About January 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn