On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1942

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • 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)
1942 Highlights

About July 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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