Monday February 09, 1942: on this day

February 09, 1942 was the 40th day of the year 1942, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Monday.

Is February 09, 1942 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on February 09, 1942, who was born and died on February 09, 1942, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 09, 1942, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. The Adventures of Martin Eden, directed by Sidney Salkow), TV series (e.g. Men At Work) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 9th, 1942 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was February 09, 1942?

February 09, 1942 was a Monday and it was the 40th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 09, 1942 can also be written as 2/9/1942 in the US and as 9/2/1942 in UK and Europe.

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February 09, 1942: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 09, 1942:

  • Philadelphia "phillies" change nickname (temporarily) to "phils".
  • Japanese troops land near makassar, south celebes.
  • World war ii: top united states military leaders hold their first formal meeting to discuss american military strategy in the war.
  • In new york harbor, the uss lafayette (formerly normandie) is accidentally ignited by a welding torch during conversion for troopship use. while fighting the fire, too much water poured into the ship capsizes it, setting it on its side in the harbor.
  • Year-round daylight saving time (aka war time) is reinstated in the united states as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources.

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February 09, 1942: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 9th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 09, 1942: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 09, 1942 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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February 09, 1942: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on February 09, 1942 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 09, 1942 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 09, 1942 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 26% full, rising at 01:23 am and setting at 01:46 pm.

The previous full moon was on Feb 01, 1942 while the next full moon would come on Mar 03, 1942.

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Who was born on February 09, 1942?

Famous people born on February 09, 1942:

  • Carolle King

    American singer-songwriter who wrote or co-wrote many hit songs, including 'The Loco-Motion' and 'You've Got a Friend'.

  • François Jauffret

    French tennis player holds the record for the most ties played for france davis cup with 35 between 1964 and 1978.

  • Manuel Castells

    Renowned sociologist known for his research on the information society and communication technology.

  • Milos Stedron


  • Marianna Hill

    American actresses mainly work in american television.

  • Charlie Morrow


  • Peder Lunde Jr

    Norway -- yachtsman (1960 olympics - gold medalist).

  • Carole King [Klein]

    In brooklyn, new york, usa; pianist/singer (tapestry).

  • Custódio Pinto
  • Anna Elisa De Gregorio
  • Luigi Nicolais
  • Vanni Rodeghiero
  • Paolo Mannucci
  • Fausto Merchiori

Whose famous birthday is on February 9th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 9th:

  • Ziyi Zhang
    Ziyi Zhang

    Ziyi zhang is a chinese actress known for her roles in crouching tiger, hidden dragon and memoirs of a geisha.

  • Mia Farrow
    Mia Farrow

    American actress, third in line of seven children of maureen o'sullivan and john farrow.

  • Tom Hiddleston
    Tom Hiddleston

    Tom hiddleston is a british actor known for his role as loki in the marvel cinematic universe.

  • Alejandra Guzman
    Alejandra Guzman

    Alejandra guzman is a mexican singer known for her influential contributions to latin pop and rock music.

  • Joe Pesci
    Joe Pesci

    American actor.

  • Amber Valletta
    Amber Valletta

    Amber valletta is an american actress and model known for her work in films such as hitch and gamer.

  • Rose Leslie
    Rose Leslie

    Rose leslie is a british tv actress known for her roles in game of thrones and downton abbey.

  • Avan Jogia
    Avan Jogia

    Avan jogia is a canadian actor known for his roles in tv shows such as victorious and twisted.

  • Judith Light
    Judith Light

    Judith light is a tv actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as who's the boss? and transparent.

  • Gypsy Rose Lee
    Gypsy Rose Lee

    Seattle, washington -- stripper (or 0209 or 0208).

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February 09, 1942: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 82 years 2 months old,

or 986 months and 3 days old,

or 4287 weeks and 4 days old,

or 30013 days old,

if you were born on February 09, 1942.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 09, 1942?

There are 303 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday February 9th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 09, 1942?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on February 09, 1942.


February 09, 1942: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on February 09, 1942:

  • Lauri Kristian Relander

    Finnish politician, 2nd president of finland (b. 1883).

  • Anna Klumpke
  • Ernst August Weiss

What famous deaths happened on February 9th?

Famous deaths on February 9th:

  • John Gavin
    John Gavin

    Hispanic-american diplomat and actor.

  • Ian Richardson
    Ian Richardson

    Scottish actor.

  • Bill Haley
    Bill Haley

    Haley, an american musician and the comets rock band.

  • Sophie Tucker
    Sophie Tucker

    Slavic-american actress.

  • Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Renowned Russian novelist known for works like 'Crime and Punishment'.

  • Yuri Andropov

    General secretary of the communist party of the soviet union (d.1984).

  • Der Dostoyevsky

    Der Dostoyevsky was a renowned Russian novelist who explored themes of existentialism, psychology, and spirituality in his works.

  • Antion Dostoevsky

    Antion Dostoevsky was a Russian novelist, philosopher, and short-story writer, known for his psychological depth and exploration of the...

  • Lennex Dostoevsky

    Lennex Dostoevsky was a prominent Russian novelist and philosopher, known for his psychological depth and exploration of the human...

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February 09, 1942: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Saints celebrated on February 09, 1942:

  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon

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February 09, 1942: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 09, 1942 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Adventures of Martin Eden

The Adventures of Martin Eden

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Sidney Salkow

Starring: Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, Evelyn Keyes, Stuart Erwin

Billy the Kid Trapped

Billy the Kid Trapped

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart, Anne Jeffreys

The Mad Doctor of Market Street

The Mad Doctor of Market Street

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Claire Dodd, Nat Pendleton

Too Many Women

Too Many Women

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Neil Hamilton, June Lang, Joyce Compton, Barbara Read

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

February 09, 1942: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 09, 1942 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Men at Work

Men at Work

Release year: 1941

Country: United States of America


Who was the US President on February 09, 1942?

On February 09, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 09, 1942?

On February 09, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 09, 1942?

On February 09, 1942 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about February 9th?

February 9th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 9th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 9th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 piper pa-46 malibu accident: david ibbotson's family launched a gofundme campaign in an effort to find and recover his body. they raised thousands of pounds in just hours. two weeks after the plane disappeared, emiliano sala, a footballer, was found dead in the wreckage.
  • 2018 - Trinity mirror buys british publishing group northern & shell for ps126.7 million from richard desmond. trinity mirror now owns the daily express, daily star and daily star newspapers.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war, battle of al-bab. at least three soldiers of turkey's armed forces are killed in an accidental airstrike by russia near al-bab in northern syria.

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What happened in 1942?

1942 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • German troops conquer Rostow
  • Treblinka Concentration Camp destroyed
  • Resistance bombs Rotterdam railway

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What was the calendar for February 1942?

February 1942 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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