What Happened on March 3, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st combat flight for Canadian British-built Avro Lancaster bomber

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Pender [Prendergast], British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Searchers - "Needles & Pins"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovolyonok, USR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29/31, T-4)

Famous Deaths

  • Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43
1942 Highlights

About March 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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