What Happened on September 4, 1942

Historical Events

  • Transport #28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Alireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist and a world expert on Achaemenid archaeology, born in Shiraz, Iran (d. 2006)
  • Bob Filner, American politician (Rep-D-California 1992-2012; Mayor of San Diego, 2012-13), born in Pittsbugh, Pennsylvania
  • Jerry Jarrett, American pro wrestling promoter (founder Continental Wrestling Association, US Wrestling Association, NWA:TNA), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2023)
  • Merald "Bubba" Knight, American singer (Gladys Knights & Pips), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Ray Floyd (81 years old)

American golfer (US Masters 1976; PGA C'ship 1969, 82; US Open 1986; 4 x Seniors Tour major titles), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Born in 1942
1942 Highlights

About September 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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