On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1942

Historical Events

  • Allies air attack on Den Helder, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Schenker, composer, born in Zeulenroda, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Jerry Koosman, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Appleton, Minnesota
1942 Highlights

About December 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn