What Happened on September 7, 1942

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, Forest Hills, NY: American Ted Schroeder wins his first of 2 Grand Slam events; beats countryman Frank Parker 8-6, 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Pauline Betz beats fellow American Louise Brough Clapp 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 for her first of 3 straight US singles titles


Famous Birthdays

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

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo (1942-1983)

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


Famous Deaths

  • Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87
1942 Highlights

About September 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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