On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1942

Historical Events

  • Czech marathon runner Oskar Hêks transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Bargeron, American jazz-rock trombonist and tuba player (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • Mel McDaniel, American country singer (Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On), born in Checotah, Oklahoma (d. 2011)
1942 Highlights

About September 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo