On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1942

Historical Events

  • Battle at Alam Halfa ends
  • British & US bomb Le Havre & Bremen

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Fabre, French television presenter, born in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
  • Eduardo Mata, Mexican conductor (Improvisaciones), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • Werner Herzog, German director (Burden of Dreams, Stroszek, Woyzeck), born in Munich, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • François de Labouchère, French aviator of World War II, compagnon de la Libération. (b. 1917)
1942 Highlights

About September 5, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo