On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Hughie Flint, English rock drummer (Bonzo Dog Band), born in London
  • Montserrat Figueras, Catalan soprano and early music advocate ( Hespèrion), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander von Zemlinsky, Austrian composer, conductor, and arranger (The Mermaid; Lyric Symphony), dies from a stroke at 70 [1]
1942 Highlights

About March 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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