What Happened on October 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68