On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st transport of British and Dutch prisoners to South Burma

Famous Deaths

  • Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist, dies
1942 Highlights

About May 16, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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