June 7, 1942: The Navy declares 32 bars and taverns off limits in Los Angeles. Most of them are on Main Street and East 5th with a few in Hollywood. The posts on the Zoot Suit Riots have more information on places that were declared off-limits.
Adeline Gray makes what is described as the first live test of a parachute made of nylon rather than silk. Gray, 24, had made 33 jumps for the Pioneer Parachute Co. of Manchester, Conn., The Times says.