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)

Event of Interest

Maxwell Anderson's "Eve of St Mark" premieres in NYC

  • US & UK government announce establishment of United Nations
1942 History

Famous Birthdays

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

About October 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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