On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Bas van der Vlies, Dutch politician (SGP), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • Larry Snyder, American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey (US Champion Jockey by wins 1969; George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award 1989), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter (This Day Tonight), born in Perth, Australia (d. 2019)
1942 Highlights

About June 29, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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