On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1942

Historical Events

  • German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 Germans die

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Andrews, British-German songwriter (Adam Faith; Sandie Shaw), singer ("Yesterday Man"), and record producer, born in Romford, Essex, England
  • Don Stevenson, American rock drummer, singer, and songwriter (Moby Grape - "Ohama"), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jim Leach, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Davenport, Iowa
1942 Highlights

About October 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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