On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys Nazi battalion in Stalingrad
  • Last camouflaged German raider Komet leaves Flushing (Netherlands)
  • Maxwell Anderson's "Eve of St Mark" premieres in NYC
  • US & UK government announce establishment of United Nations
  • Yvon Robert beats Bill Longson in Montreal to become wrestling champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Joy Behar [Occhiuto], American actress and comedian (The View), born in Brooklyn, New York
1942 Highlights

About October 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra