On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1942

Historical Events

  • French collaborator Marquis de Brinon establishes "African Falanx"
  • German Fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein arrives in Starobelsk, Ukraine

Famous Birthdays

  • Bayani Mendoza de Leon, Filipino-American musician and composer (Batong-Buhay), born in Manilla, Philippines
  • Billy Connolly, Scottish comedian and actor (Blue Money), born in Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Marlin Fitzwater, American journalist and press secretary to US Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, born in Salina, Kansas
1942 Highlights

About November 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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