On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • World War II: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Coday, American musician and singer (You’re Gonna Want Me), born in Coldwater, Mississippi (d. 2008)
  • Ingram Douglass Marshall, American composer (Alcatraz, Fragility Cycles), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Youssouf Sambo Bâ, Burkinabé politician

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74