On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1942

Historical Events

  • Second day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies
1942 Highlights

About October 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio