What Happened on June 4, 1942

Historical Events

Film Release

"Mrs Miniver" based on the novel by Jan Struther, directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon is released in the US (Best Picture 1943)

  • Battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II
  • Capitol Record Co opens for business
1942 History

Famous Deaths

Reinhard HeydrichReinhard Heydrich (1904-1942)

German Nazi leader (head of Bohemia and Moravia and the Reich Main Security Office), dies a week after an assassination attempt at 38

About June 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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