On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1942

Historical Events

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

Baseball 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

  • William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Trousers, Snob), dies at 64
1942 Highlights

About November 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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