What Happened on October 16, 1942

Historical Events

Music History

Aaron Copland and Agnes de Mille's ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC

  • Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills some 40,000 south of Calcutta India
  • National Boxing Association freezes titles of those serving in armed services
1942 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Lovelady, English drummer (The Fourmost - "A Little Loving"), born in Litherland, United Kingdom
Born in 1942

Famous Deaths

  • 12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed

About October 16, 1942

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

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