What Happened on July 10, 1942

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish women in Ravensbrück concentration camp, in northern Germany

  • Netherlands government in exile (London) recognizes Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronnie James Dio [Padavona], American singer, songwriter and musician (Elf; Rainbow; Black Sabbath; Dio; and Heaven & Hell), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (d. 2010)
Born in 1942

About July 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer