On This Day

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)
  • 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)

Famous Weddings

Marilyn Monroe

Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman

1942 Highlights

About June 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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