On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1942

Historical Events

  • WWII Naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins between Allied and Japanese forces in Solomon Islands

Famous Deaths

  • 'Philadelphia' Jack O'Brien, American boxer (World light heavyweight champion 1905), dies at 64
1942 Highlights

About November 12, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio