On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st bombing on continental US soil at Mount Emily, Oregon during WWII by Japanese planes
  • Compulsory work for women, children and old males in Batavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Inez Foxx, American R&B singer (Mockingbird), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • John Linder, (Rep-R-Georgia)
  • Luther Simmons, American R&B singer, songwriter and producer (The Main Ingredient - "Everybody Plays The Fool"), born in New York City (d. 2016)
1942 Highlights

About September 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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