On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Saubert, American alpine ski racer (Giant Slalom silver, Slalom bronze medal 1964 Olympics), born in Roseburg, Oregon (d. 2007)
  • Stephen Macht, American actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney & Lacey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania