What Happened on March 29, 1942

Historical Events

  • Bombing of L├╝beck in World War II was the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city
  • British cruiser HMS Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
  • German submarine U-585 sinks
1942 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Goodyear, English television actress (Bet Lynch-Coronation Street), born in Bury, England
  • Larry Pressler, American politician, United States Senator from South Dakota, born in Humboldt, South Dakota
  • Scott Wilson, American actor (The Walking Dead; The Ninth Configuration), born in Thomasville, Georgia (d. 2018)
Born in 1942

About March 29, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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