On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1942

Historical Events

  • 8th day of battle at El Alamein: new Australian assault
  • US aircraft carrier Enterprise reaches Noumea

Famous Birthdays

  • Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer (Jeppe: The Cruel Comedy), born in Motala, Sweden (d. 2019)
1942 Highlights

About October 30, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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