What Happened on June 19, 1942

Historical Events

  • Paul Waner is 7th to get 3,000 baseball hits

Famous Birthdays

  • Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky & Our Gang - Lazy Day)
  • J Edward Oliver, British cartoonist (Record Mirror; Buster & Master's Mind), born in Dartford, Kent, England (d. 2007)
  • Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
  • Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
  • Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )
  • Willie Frazier, American football tight end (AFL All-Star 1965, 67, 69; All-Pro 1965; Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers), born in El Dorado, Arkansas (d. 2013)
Born in 1942

Famous Weddings

Marilyn Monroe

Aspiring American actress Norma Jean Mortenson (later known as Marilyn Monroe) (16) weds first husband American merchant marine James Dougherty (21); divorce in 1946

1942 Highlights

About June 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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