What Happened on September 22, 1942

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, British trade unionist, born in Manchester, England (d. 1996)
Born in 1942

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Adams Cram, American gothic architect (Cathedral of St Joan NYC), dies at 78
1942 Highlights

About September 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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