On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1942

Historical Events

  • German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Jenny Arean, [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • Karl W. Richter, American aviator (d. 1967)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Gregory Peck (26) weds real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (31)


1942 Highlights

About October 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra