On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1942

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Stevenson, American rock drummer (Moby Grape), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jim Leach, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Davenport, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed
1942 Highlights

About October 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra