On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1942

Historical Events

  • Col-general Von Paul's 6th Army enters Ukraine
  • U-boats sink and damage 146 allied ships this month (700,227 tons)
  • US bombs Celebes and Timor
  • US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Ballard, American explorer and discoverer (discovered Titanic wreck in 1985), born in Wichita, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • Arnoldus Johannes Hubertus Aerts, Dutch bishop of New Guinea, executed at 62
1942 Highlights

About June 30, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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