On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1942

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR orders men between 45 & 64 to register for non-military duty

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Thoroughbred Racing Association of US formed in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • David Minge, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
  • Jeff Neighbour, American rock bassist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Robin Luke, rocker (Susie Darlin')

Famous Deaths

  • Clinton Hart Merriam, American zoologist and ornithologist, dies at 86
1942 Highlights

About March 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces