What day of the week was August 9, 1942?

The day of the week August 9th, 1942 fell on was a Sunday.

Tommie Agee the American baseball player (d. 2001) was born on 09 August in 1942. As was Jack DeJohnette the American drummer, pianist, and composer , David Steinberg the Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter .

Edith Stein the German nun and saint (b. 1891) died on this day in 1942.

Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in Bombay by British forces the launching the Quit India Movement. World War II: Battle of Savo Island Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force.