On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1942

Historical Events

  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht

Famous Birthdays

  • Margarethe Von Trotta, actress/director (Marianne), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Peter Leonard, Australian journalist and newsreader, born in Yass, New South Wales (d. 2008)
1942 Highlights

About February 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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