On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1942

Historical Events

  • 15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta
  • 1st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles R. Boutin, American politician
  • Michael Eisner, American CEO (Walt Disney), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Paul Preuss, American sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
  • Tammy Faye Bakker (Messner), American Christian singer and former wife of Jim Bakker (The PTL Club), born in International Falls, Minnesota (d. 2007)
  • Tommy F Robinson, American politician (Rep-D-AR, 1985-91), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • U N Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68)
1942 Highlights

About March 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces