On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 9th day of the Battle of El Alamein
  • U-boats sink and damage 120 allied ships this month (659,457 tons)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave McNally, American baseball player, born in Billings, Montana (d. 2002)
  • David Ogden Stiers, American actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2018)