Wednesday 7 October 1942US date format: 10/7/1942, UK date format: 7/10/1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 7, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joy Behar and Britt Ekland.
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- 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.