July 4, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WWII)
  • US air offensive against nazi-Germany begins

Birthdays in History

  • Michael, English Prince of Kent and paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, born in Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Stefan Meller, Polish diplomat and 9th Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-06), born in Lyon, France (d. 2008)