On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese attack on Port Moresby repelled

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernie Calvert, English rock bassist (Hollies), born in Brierfield, England
  • Dennis Conner, American sailor, 4 time America's Cup winning skipper (1974, 1980, 1987, 1988) and Olympic bronze medalist (1976), born in San Diego, California
  • Linda G Miller, American actress (Night of the Juggler, Mississippi), born in NYC, New York
  • Tom Wargo, American golfer (PGA Senior C'ship 1993, British Senior Open 1994), born in Marlette, Michigan
1942 Highlights

About September 16, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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