Historical Events on August 17, 1942

About Aug 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 1 day

Historical Events

  • Task Force 17 leaves Pearl Harbor under Admiral George Murray on USS Hornet
  • Transport #20 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • US 8th Air Force bombers stage first independent raid on Europe, attack Rouen, France