On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1942

Historical Events

  • Africa Korps invades Egypt
  • US Admiral Ernest King orders Tulagi (Solomon Island) reconquered

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Brown, British rock singer and songwriter (The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - Fire), born in Whitby, Yorkshire
  • Gerhart Roth, Austrian writer, born in Graz
  • Michele Lee, American actress and singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug), born in Los Angeles, California
1942 Highlights

About June 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer