On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Janice Pennington, American Playboy playmate (May 1971) and model (The Price is Right), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Phil Gramm, (Sen-R Texas, 1985- )

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

British born actor "His Girl Friday" Cary Grant (38) weds American heiress and socialite Barbara Hutton (29)

Actor Cary Grant
Cary Grant

Famous Deaths

  • Catherinus Elling, Norwegian composer, dies at 83
1942 Highlights

About July 8, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer