On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1942

Historical Events

  • British troops land on Madagascar
  • RAF drops 100,000 bombs on Dusseldorf

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Hutton, Irish-American rock vocalist (Three Dog Night - "One"; "Joy To The World"; "Black And White"), born in Buncrana, Donegal, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63
1942 Highlights

About September 10, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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