On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 12th day of battle at El Alamein: Scottish assault

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams wins American League Triple Crown (.356 average, 36 HRs, 137 RBI); but NY Yankees pitcher Joe Gordon is AL MVP

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Trousers, Snob), dies at 64