On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1942

Historical Events

  • -Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal
  • Last Vichy-French troops in Algeria surrender

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie Du Preez, Zimbabwe cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, South Africa; Zimbabwe Test selector), born in Harare, Zimbabwe (d. 2020)
1942 Highlights

About November 14, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio