On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1942

Historical Events

  • 13th day of battle at El Alamein: Afrika Korps draws back

Famous Birthdays

  • Patricia Bath, American ophthalmologist (invented laser cataract surgery), born in New York City (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Barger [Streliskie], cabaret performer, killed in Auschwitz
1942 Highlights

About November 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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