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
  • David Parry, British-Canadian folk musician (Friends of Fiddler's Green), storyteller (Canadian Museum of Civilization), actor, stage director, and teacher (University of Toronto), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 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? 79 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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