On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st night Exeter bombed by German Luftwaffe
  • 4-day allied bombing on Rostock begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Sandra Dee [Alexandra Zuck], American actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life), born in Bayonne, New Jersey (d. 2005)
1942 Highlights

About April 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus