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 the US Congress from Chicago
1942 History

Famous Deaths

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

About November 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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