What Happened on October 10, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Ricker, American jazz and blues documentarian (The Last of the Blue Devils; Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2011)
  • Chartchai Chionoi, Thai boxer (WBC/WBA flyweight champion), born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 2018)
  • James Marshall, American illustrator and author (George and Martha, The Stupids), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1992)
  • Radu Vasile, Prime Minister of Romania (1998-99), born in Sibiu, Romania (d. 2013)
Born in 1942

Famous Deaths

  • Richard von Schaukal, Moravian-Austria poet and writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68
1942 Highlights

About October 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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