What Happened on October 18, 1942

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Hitler orders captured allied commandos to be killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
  • Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)
Born in 1942

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (b. 1862)
1942 Highlights

About October 18, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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