Saturday February 21, 1942: on this day

February 21, 1942 was the 52nd day of the year 1942, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Saturday.

Is February 21, 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 21, 1942, who was born and died on February 21, 1942, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 21, 1942, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. Roxie Hart, directed by William A. Wellman), 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 21st, 1942 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was February 21, 1942?

February 21, 1942 was a Saturday and it was the 52nd day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 21, 1942 can also be written as 2/21/1942 in the US and as 21/2/1942 in UK and Europe.

February 21, 1942 in February 1942 calendar

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February 21, 1942: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 21, 1942:

  • Us female figure skating championship won by jane vaughn.

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February 21, 1942: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 21st is Pisces.

Pisces is the 12th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between February 19th and March 20th belong to the Pisces sign: discover Pisces personality and who should a Pisces 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 21, 1942: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 21, 1942 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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February 21, 1942: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on February 21, 1942 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 21, 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 21, 1942 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 41% full, rising at 11:08 am and setting at 01:04 am.

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 21, 1942?

Famous people born on February 21, 1942:

  • Magnus Linklater

    Scottish author, also the author of "people in a landscape – the new highlanders".

  • Margarethe von Trotta

    Margarethe von trotta is a german actress and director known for her influential work in the new german cinema movement.

  • Tony Martin

    Trinidadian-american educator and historian (d. 2013).

  • Oliver Wood
  • Chris von Wangenheim
  • Dario Cavallito
  • Paolo Atzei
  • Vera Valentinovna Alentova
  • Jos Wouters

Whose famous birthday is on February 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 21st:

  • Alan Rickman
    Alan Rickman

    Alan Rickman was a renowned British actor known for his roles in films such as Harry Potter and Die Hard.

  • Jordan Peele
    Jordan Peele

    Jordan peele is a comedian known for his work on the sketch comedy show key & peele and for his critically acclaimed horror films get out...

  • Jennifer Love Hewitt
    Jennifer Love Hewitt

    Jennifer love hewitt is an american actress, singer, and producer known for her roles in popular tv shows such as 'party of five' and 'ghost...

  • Ashley Greene
    Ashley Greene

    Ashley greene is an american actress and model best known for her role as alice cullen in the twilight film series.

  • Ellen Page
    Ellen Page

    Ellen page is a canadian actress known for her roles in movies such as juno and inception.

  • Nina Simone
    Nina Simone

    American jazz singer.

  • Mélanie Laurent
    Mélanie Laurent

    French actress, director, singer, and writer.

  • Christine Ebersole
    Christine Ebersole

    Tony Award-winning actress with a successful career in Broadway and television.

  • Kelsey Grammer
    Kelsey Grammer

    American actor.

  • William Baldwin
    William Baldwin

    American screenwriter and producer of actor actors.

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February 21, 1942: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 82 years 2 months old,

or 986 months and 1 day old,

or 4287 weeks and 2 days old,

or 30011 days old,

if you were born on February 21, 1942.

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 21, 1942?

There are 305 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday February 21st 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 21, 1942?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on February 21, 1942.


February 21, 1942: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on February 21, 1942:

  • Massimiliano Custoza
  • Olena Teliha
  • Heinz Hitler
  • Filippo Nicolai

What famous deaths happened on February 21st?

Famous deaths on February 21st:

  • Peter Tork
    Peter Tork

    Peter tork was an american musician and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the 1960s pop group the monkees.

  • John Thaw
    John Thaw

    English actor and producer, played inspector morse (d. 2002).

  • Ina Claire
    Ina Claire

    Stage and film actress who appeared in 'The Awful Truth' and 'Ninotchka.

  • Louis Hayward
    Louis Hayward

    Johannesburg, south africa -- actor (lone wolf, survivors).

  • Malcolm X

    American activist, who rose from humble beginnings to become a national civil rights activist.

  • Gertrude Elion

    Gertrude Elion was a Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist and pharmacologist who made significant contributions to the development of...

  • Cherica Easton

    Grammy-winning pop singer known for hits like 'Gypsy, Tramps & Thieves'.

  • Malik El Shabazz

    Also known as Malcolm X, he was a prominent figure in the Nation of Islam and a leading voice in the African-American civil rights movement.

  • Hattye Moen

    Renowned chemist known for her contributions to organic chemistry.

  • Herberta Lackner

    Renowned opera singer known for her powerful voice and emotional performances.

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February 21, 1942: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on February 21, 1942:

  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).

Saints celebrated on February 21, 1942:

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Saint Randoald

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February 21, 1942: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 21, 1942 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Release year: 1942

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States of America

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Black Dragons

Black Dragons

Release year: 1942

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

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

February 21, 1942: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 21, 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 21, 1942?

On February 21, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 21, 1942?

On February 21, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 21, 1942?

On February 21, 1942 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about February 21st?

February 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st 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 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - American-led intervention in syria's civil war: france and the united kingdom, allies of the united states, say that they will not keep their troops there after the united states withdraws.
  • 2018 - Operation barkhane: two french soldiers die after their armoured vehicle collides with a roadside bomb in mali.
  • 2017 - At least six people were killed by suicide bombers near charsadda's district court. jamaat-ul ahrar claimed responsibility.

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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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