On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan "Howling Laud" Hope, British politician and leader of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party (OMRLP), born in Mytchett, Surrey
  • Eddie Levert, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Giacomo Agostini, Italian world motorcycle race champion, born in Lovere, Italy
  • John Rostill, English rocker (The Shadows), born in Birmingham (d. 1973)
1942 Highlights

About June 16, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini