On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler visits Field Marshal Von Bock's headquarters in Ukraine

  • German troops march into Sebastopol, Crimea

Famous Birthdays

  • "Dr." Lonnie Smith, American jazz Hammond B3 organist (George Benson Quartet; Lou Donaldson), born in Lackawanna, New York (d. 2021) [1]
  • Paco Stanley, Mexican TV personality, born in Mexico City (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general during WWI, dies at 86
1942 Highlights

About July 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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