What Happened on March 15, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Hughie Flint, British blues-rock drummer (John Mayall & The Blues Breakers, 1964-66; Bonzo Dog Band, 1971; The Blues Band, 1979-82), born in Manchester, England
  • Montserrat Figueras, Catalan soprano and early music advocate (Hespèrion), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2011)
Born in 1942

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? 81 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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