On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1942

Historical Events

  • 11th day of battle at El Alamein: British assault on Tel el Aqqaqir

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Reed, American NBA forward and MLB pitcher (Detroit Pistons; Philadelphia Phillies), born in LaPorte, Indiana
  • Shere Hite [Shirley Diana Gregory], American-German sex therapist (Hite Report), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • Stefanie Powers, American actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart), born in Hollywood, California
1942 Highlights

About November 2, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio