Monday February 23, 1942: on this day

February 23, 1942 was the 54th day of the year 1942, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Monday.

Is February 23, 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 23, 1942, who was born and died on February 23, 1942, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 23, 1942, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. The Ghost of Frankenstein, directed by Erle C. Kenton), 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 23rd, 1942 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was February 23, 1942?

February 23, 1942 was a Monday and it was the 54th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 23, 1942 can also be written as 2/23/1942 in the US and as 23/2/1942 in UK and Europe.

February 23, 1942 in February 1942 calendar

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February 23, 1942: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 23, 1942:

  • World war ii: japanese submarines fire artillery shells at the coastline near santa barbara, california.

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February 23, 1942: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 23rd 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 23, 1942: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 23, 1942 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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February 23, 1942: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on February 23, 1942 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 23, 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 23, 1942 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 60% full, rising at 12:21 pm and setting at 02:51 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 23, 1942?

Famous people born on February 23, 1942:

  • Aviela Barak

    Aviela Barak is an Israeli politician who served as the Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.

  • Joahan Ullman

    Pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence.

  • Beau Boulter American politician (Representative-Republican-Texas

    Beau boulter is an american politician who served as a republican representative from texas.

  • Suha Arın

    Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1942).

  • John Lewis

    American pianist and composer (b. 1920).

  • Ernest Pignon-Ernest


  • Magda Dávid
  • Dioncounda Traoré
  • Ben Grussendorf
  • Robert Blondin
  • Fernanda Seno

Whose famous birthday is on February 23rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 23rd:

  • Emily Blunt
    Emily Blunt

    Emily blunt is a british actress known for her roles in popular films such as the devil wears prada, edge of tomorrow, and a quiet place.

  • Aziz Ansari
    Aziz Ansari

    Aziz ansari is an indian-american comedian known for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing, as well as for his role as tom haverford on...

  • Patricia Richardson
    Patricia Richardson

    Patricia richardson is a tv actress best known for her role as jill taylor on the sitcom home improvement.

  • Karan Grover
    Karan Grover

    Karan grover is an indian tv actor known for his roles in popular television shows such as 'yahan main ghar ghar kheli' and 'qubool hai'.

  • Andre Ward
    Andre Ward

    Andre ward is a retired professional boxer known for being an olympic gold medalist and a world champion in multiple weight classes.

  • Peter Fonda
    Peter Fonda

    American actor, screenwriter, and producer.

  • Diane Varsi
    Diane Varsi

    American actress, who was nominated for an oscar in 1957 for her role as allison mackenzie.

  • Natalia Verbeke
    Natalia Verbeke

    Argentinian actresses and singers.

  • Josh Gad
    Josh Gad

    American actor, producer, and screenwriter.

  • Samara Weaving
    Samara Weaving

    Tv actress.

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February 23, 1942: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 82 years 1 month old,

or 985 months and 30 days old,

or 4287 weeks

or 30009 days old,

if you were born on February 23, 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 23, 1942?

There are 307 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday February 23rd 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 23, 1942?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on February 23, 1942.


February 23, 1942: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on February 23, 1942:

  • Stefan Zweig

    Austrian writer (die welt von gestern), dies at 60.

What famous deaths happened on February 23rd?

Famous deaths on February 23rd:

  • Stan Laurel
    Stan Laurel

    Stan laurel was a comedic actor best known for being one half of the famous duo laurel and hardy, known for their slapstick comedy films.

  • Katherine Helmond
    Katherine Helmond

    Katherine helmond was an american actress known for her roles in the tv shows 'soap' and 'who's the boss?'.

  • Florence Rice
    Florence Rice

    Actress (girl at 1313, carnival), is killed at 63.

  • Margalit Tzanani

    Iconic Israeli singer with a powerful voice and stage presence.

  • John Keats

    An english romantic poet.

  • Nillie Melba

    Renowned Australian opera soprano known for her performances in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • Nachmen Simon

    Renowned Jewish painter known for his expressive and emotional artworks.

  • James Herriot

    A British veterinarian and author who wrote a series of semi-autobiographical books about his experiences as a country veterinarian in...

  • Franciszek Starowieyski

    Renowned Polish artist known for his surrealistic and symbolic paintings.

  • John Quincy Adams

    The sixth President of the United States, a diplomat, and a prominent figure in the abolitionist movement.

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February 23, 1942: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on February 23, 1942:

  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
  • Brunei - National Day.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)

Saints celebrated on February 23, 1942:

  • Saint Milburga
  • Saint Lazarus (d.867)

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February 23, 1942: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 23, 1942 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Ghost of Frankenstein

The Ghost of Frankenstein

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States of America

The Male Animal

The Male Animal

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Joan Leslie, Jack Carson

Man with Two Lives

Man with Two Lives

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Edward Norris, Marlo Dwyer, Eleanor Lawson, Frederick Burton

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

February 23, 1942: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 23, 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 23, 1942?

On February 23, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 23, 1942?

On February 23, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 23, 1942?

On February 23, 1942 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about February 23rd?

February 23rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 23rd 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 23rd, such as:

  • 2019 - Venezuelan authorities attempt to allow humanitarian aid trucks from brazil and colombia into the country. two trucks set fire to the francisco de paula santander international bridge.
  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: rif dimashq offensive. syrian government warplanes conduct a sixth day's airstrikes in rebel-held ghouta suburbs east damascus. 32 people are killed as the death toll after a week of bombardment has risen to over 400.
  • 2017 - War in north-west pakistan: six people were killed in a bomb explosion in lahore, pakistan.

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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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Monday February 23, 1942