Tuesday February 24, 1942: on this day

February 24, 1942 was the 55th day of the year 1942, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Tuesday.

Is February 24, 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 24, 1942, who was born and died on February 24, 1942, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 24, 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 24th, 1942 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was February 24, 1942?

February 24, 1942 was a Tuesday and it was the 55th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 24, 1942 can also be written as 2/24/1942 in the US and as 24/2/1942 in UK and Europe.

February 24, 1942 in February 1942 calendar

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February 24, 1942: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 24, 1942:

  • Voice of america begins broadcasting (in german).
  • The , carrying jewish refugees from axis-allied romania to british-controlled palestine, is torpedoed and sunk by the soviet submarine ''shch 213'', killing 768 men, women and children, with only one survivor, a 19 year old man, making it the largest exclusively civilian naval disaster of the war.the actual number of victims, including the ten person crew, is uncertain, although a recent study concludes it may have been as high as 791, of which 785 were jewish. franz amp collins' book ''death
  • Seven hundred ninety-one[22] romanian jewish refugees and crew members are killed after the mv struma is torpedoed by the soviet navy.[23]
  • The battle of los angeles: a false alarm led to an anti-aircraft barrage that lasted into the early hours of february 25.

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February 24, 1942: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 24th 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 24, 1942: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 24, 1942 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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February 24, 1942: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on February 24, 1942 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 24, 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 24, 1942 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 70% full, rising at 01:03 pm and setting at 03:42 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 24, 1942?

Famous people born on February 24, 1942:

  • Johnjoseph Lieberman

    Johnjoseph Lieberman is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut.

  • Joe Lieberman

    American politician who was chosen by al gore as his running mate in the presidential race on august 7, 2000.

  • Paul Jones

    English singer, harmonica player, and actor.

  • Celia Kaye

    American actress.

  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

    Indian philosopher, theorist, and academic.

  • David Williamson

    Australian writer known for his plays.

  • Colin Bond

    Driver of a race car in australia.

  • John Neumeier

    American-born ballet dancer and director of hamburg ballet since 1973.

  • Stuart Henry

    Multiple sclerosis was diagnosed in a scottish actor and disc jockey.

  • Gayatri Spivak

    Indian philosopher, academic and theorist.

  • Jenny O'Hara
  • Mihai Mocanu
  • Chris Doerk
  • Dieter Speer
  • Alan Sealey

Whose famous birthday is on February 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 24th:

  • George Harrison
    George Harrison

    British composer, producer and musician.

  • Kristin Davis
    Kristin Davis

    Kristin davis is an american actress best known for her role as charlotte york in the popular tv series sex and the city.

  • Edward James Olmos
    Edward James Olmos

    Edward james olmos is a mexican-american actor and director known for his roles in 'stand and deliver' and 'battlestar galactica'.

  • Helen Shaver
    Helen Shaver

    Canadian-american actress in live theater, film and television.

  • Emmanuelle Riva
    Emmanuelle Riva

    French actress on stage, film, and television.

  • Alessandro Gassman
    Alessandro Gassman

    Alessandro gassman is an italian actor known for his work in italian cinema and theater.

  • Abe Vigoda
    Abe Vigoda

    American actor.

  • James Farentino
    James Farentino

    American actor (d. 2012).

  • Steven Hill
    Steven Hill

    Seattle, washington -- actor.

  • Mark Moses
    Mark Moses

    American actor.

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February 24, 1942: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 82 years 1 month old,

or 985 months and 29 days old,

or 4286 weeks and 6 days old,

or 30008 days old,

if you were born on February 24, 1942.

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 24, 1942?

There are 308 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday February 24th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 24, 1942?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on February 24, 1942.


February 24, 1942: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on February 24, 1942:

  • Anton Drexler

    Anton Drexler was a German far-right political leader and the founder of the German Workers' Party.

  • Andrew H. Longino
  • Mario Meneghetti
  • Fernand Piet

What famous deaths happened on February 24th?

Famous deaths on February 24th:

  • Don Knotts
    Don Knotts

    Don knotts was an american actor best known for his role as barney fife on the andy griffith show.

  • Dinah Shore
    Dinah Shore

    American entertainer.

  • Dennis Weaver
    Dennis Weaver

    American actor who played the role of chester, a low-key character in "gunsmoke," between 1955-1964.

  • Johnnie Ray
    Johnnie Ray

    American singer-songwriter from the pre-elvis era.

  • Bruce Bennett
    Bruce Bennett

    American actor and shot putter (d. 2007).

  • George Gobel
    George Gobel

    Chicago, illinois -- comedian/tv personality (i love my wife).

  • Ronald Pickup
    Ronald Pickup

    English actor (b. 1940).

  • Conrad Nagel
    Conrad Nagel

    Actor (celebrity time), passes away at 73.

  • Bobby Moore
    Bobby Moore

    Captain of the english soccer team (world champions 1966), is dead (born 1941).

  • Jean Rogers
    Jean Rogers

    Actress (flash gordon hot cargo), died at 74.

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February 24, 1942: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on February 24, 1942:

  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
  • St. Modest
  • St. Edelbert
  • Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
  • Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.

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February 24, 1942: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 24, 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 24, 1942: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 24, 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 24, 1942?

On February 24, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 24, 1942?

On February 24, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 24, 1942?

On February 24, 1942 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about February 24th?

February 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th 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 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - 91st academy awards: the academy awards are presented in hollywood. bohemian rhapsody takes home four of the most prestigious awards. black panther, green book and roma each took home three awards. (the guardian),
  • 2018 - Somali civil war (2009-present). february 2018, mogadishu attack. at least 38 people were killed in two car bombings that took place near mogadishu's presidential palace. al-shabaab claims responsibility for the attacks.
  • 2017 - After months of fighting, the turkish-backed free syrian army seizes al-bab from isil in the syrian civil war. (the washington post). at least 60 people are killed when a car bomb explodes in sousian, a syrian village north of al-bab. (time), (bbc),

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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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