What Happened on September 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator.
  • German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
  • Transport #29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis: American Ted Schroeder wins his 1st of 2 Grand Slam events; beats countryman Frank Parker 8-6, 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough Clapp 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 for her 1st of 3 straight US singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Oakes, British footballer (Manchester City), born in Winsford, England

Person of interestRoy DeMeo

Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo

Famous Deaths

  • Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87