August 31, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
  • U-boats sink and damage 131 allied ships this month (639,946 tons)

Birthdays in History

  • Eugenio Trias, philosopher, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2013)

Deaths in History

  • Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle