# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1942 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031

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### 1942 Historical Event(s)

•  February 9, 1942 – Year-round Daylight saving time is re-instated in the United States as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources.
•  February 15, 1942 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Horse in Chinese astrology.
•  March 20, 1942 – World War II: General Douglas MacArthur, at Terowie, South Australia, makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines, in which he says: “I came out of Bataan and I shall return”.
•  April 8, 1942 – World War II: Siege of Leningrad – Soviet forces open a much-needed railway link to Leningrad.
•  May 12, 1942 – Holocaust: 1,500 Jews are sent to gas chambers in Auschwitz.
•  June 8, 1942 – World War II: Japanese imperial submarines I-21 and I-24 shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle.
•  July 6, 1942 – Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the “Secret Annexe” above her father’s office in an Amsterdam warehouse.
•  August 19, 1942 – World War II: Operation Jubilee – the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division leads an amphibious assault by allied forces on Dieppe, France and fails, many Canadians are killed or captured. The operation was doomed to fail, and was intended to develop and try new amphibious landing tactics for the coming full invasion in Normandy.
•  August 25, 1942 – World War II: Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.
•  September 27, 1942 – Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River.

### Who Were Born On 1942?

•  February 9, 1942 – Carole King, American singer
•  March 26, 1942 – Erica Jong, American author
•  March 27, 1942 – John E. Sulston, British chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
•  April 2, 1942 – Leon Russell, American blues-rock pianist/guitarist
•  April 16, 1942 – Jim Lonborg, American baseball player
•  June 28, 1942 – Frank Zane, American bodybuilder
•  August 10, 1942 – Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer
•  August 23, 1942 – Letta Mbulu, Southafrican singer.
•  November 10, 1942 – Robert F. Engle, American economist, Nobel laureate
•  December 7, 1942 – Harry Chapin, American singer and songwriter (d. 1981)