On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1942

Historical Events

  • Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris
  • Pro-British Clandestine Radio Diego Suarez's final transmission

Famous Deaths

George M. Cohan

George M. Cohan, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President; Give My Regards to Broadway), dies of cancer at 64

1942 Highlights

About November 5, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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