On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1942

Historical Events

  • Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram

Famous Birthdays

  • Britt Ekland, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Fred Travalena, American comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Kuttner, German journalist and historian (Vorwarts), dies at 55
1942 Highlights

About October 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra