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What Happened on February 17, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Huey P. Newton, African-American activist, revolutionary and co-founder of the Black Panther Party, born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1989)
1942 Highlights

About February 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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