On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1942

Historical Events


CommunicationHistoric Communication

First US President to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Italian cyclist Fausto Coppi establishes world hour record 45.798km in Vigorelli, Milan, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Shrimpton, British actress (Privilege, Beaton by Bailey, Something Nice to Eat) and the world's first supermodel, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Johnny Rivers [Ramistella], American singer (Secret Agent Man), born in NYC, New York
1942 Highlights

About November 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio