On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1942

Historical Events

  • German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa

Famous Birthdays

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson, American singer-songwriter, vocal arranger, and producer (Beach Boys - "In My Room"; "Good Vibrations"; "God Only Knows"; Caroline No"), born in Inglewood, California

1942 Highlights

About June 20, 1942

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

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