On This Day

June 30, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Col-general Von Paul's 6th Army enters Ukraine
  • U-boats sink and damage 146 allied ships this month (700,227 tons)
  • US bombs Celebes and Timor
  • US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation

Birthdays in History

  • Robert Ballard, American explorer and discoverer (discovered Titanic wreck in 1985), born in Wichita, Kansas

Deaths in History

  • Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New Guinea, executed at 62