What Happened on November 22, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler orders Rommel's Africa Korps to fight to the last man

  • General-major Rodins 26th Pantser corp recaptures Ostrov

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd Sneed, Canadian rock drummer (Three Dog Night), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Guion Bluford, Col USAF, NASA astronaut (STS 8, 61A, 39, 53) 1st African American in space, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Steve Caldwell, American pop singer (Orlons - "South Street"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1942 Highlights

About November 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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