On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1942

Historical Events

  • US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron L Dorgan, (Rep-D-ND, 1981- )
  • Gerald Mark Shapiro, composer
  • Lord McAlpine, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • Rüdiger Vogler, German actor
  • Tony Perez, baseball player
  • Valeriy Brumel, Soviet athlete (d. 2003)
1942 Highlights

About May 14, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus