On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1942

Historical Events

  • Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Boulevard

Famous Birthdays

  • Les Josephson, American football running back (NFL Pro Bowl 1967; Los Angeles Rams), born in Minneota, Minnesota (d. 2020)
  • Sharon Gans, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
  • Tony Sirico, American actor
1942 Highlights

About July 29, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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