What Happened on March 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported
  • Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean
  • US move native-born of Japanese ancestry into detention centers

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian and political figure (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, President of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73