Wednesday 7 October 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joy Behar .
The Glass Key, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Joy Behar: American talk show host and actress.
- 1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys Nazi battalion in Stalingrad
- Last camouflaged German raider Komet leaves Flushing harbor (Neth)
- US and British government announce establishment of United Nations
- Yvon Robert beats Bill Longson in Montreal, to become wrestling champ
- Maxwell Anderson's "Eve of St. Mark," premieres in New York City.
- World War II: The October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River.
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