On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1942

Historical Events

  • 10th day of battle at El Alamein
  • John H Johnson publishes 1st issue of Negro Digest

Famous Birthdays

  • John Spratt, American politician (Rep-D-SC, 1983-2011), born in Charlotte, North Carolina

Person of interestLarry Flynt

Larry Flynt, American magazine publisher (Hustler), born in Lakeville, Kentucky

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt
  • Marcia Wallace, American actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), born in Creston, Iowa (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Distler, German organist, choral conductor and composer, dies at 34
1942 Highlights

About November 1, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio