On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1942

Historical Events

  • Meulenberg robs of church bells

Famous Birthdays

  • David Stern, American basketball executive (NBA commissioner 1984-2014; longest-tenured commissioner in history of major North American sports leagues), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2020)
  • Dick Pickering, trade unionist
  • William C Nelson, rep/astronaut (STS 24)
1942 Highlights

About September 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo