On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

FDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES)

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands
  • German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
1942 Highlights

About July 30, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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