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 (3rd President International Olympic Committee 1925-42), dies at 63
1942 Highlights

About January 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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