On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1942

Historical Events

  • Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
  • German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
  • Japanese battleship strikes Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Harrison, Irish rock guitarist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1942 Highlights

About October 14, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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