On This Day

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 professional wrestling promoter, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Merald "Bubba" Knight, American singer (Gladys Knights & Pips), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Ray Floyd

Raymond Floyd, American golfer (4-time major title winner), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina


1942 Highlights

About September 4, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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