What Happened on November 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 3rd & 5th Romanian army corps surrenders
  • Chinese steward Poon Lim begins 133 days arift after British ship SS Benlomond torpedoed by german U-boat and he is the sole survivor
  • Coast Guard Woman's Auxiliary (SPARS) authorized
  • German 4th & 6th Army surrounded at Stalingrad
  • Japans bombing of Port Darwin, Australia
  • Soviet 21st Army recaptures Kalatsj at Don

Famous Birthdays

  • Susan Anspach, American actress (Grace-Yellow Rose, Blume in Love), born in NYC, New York