On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • -Dec 1st: Sea battle at Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal
  • Bill Terry resigns as supervisor of NY Giants minor league system
  • German supply vessel Uckermark (formerly called the Altmark) explodes & sinks off Yokohama
  • U-boats sink and damage 142 allied ships this month (877,774 tons)

Famous Deaths

  • Buck Jones [Charles F Gebhart], American Western actor (Just Pals, Forbidden Trails, War Horse), dies in a fire at 50