On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Edy Williams, American actress (Dr Minx), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Hermann Burger, Swiss poet and writer, born in Menziken, Switzerland (d. 1989)
  • Paul B. Henry, American professor of political science and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan, born in Chicago, Illinois (d.1993)
  • Richard Roundtree, American actor (Getting Even, Shaft), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Robert J. Frankel, American thoroughbred race horse trainer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
1942 Highlights

About July 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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