What Happened on February 22, 1942

Historical Events

'I Shall Return'

World War II: President Franklin Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapse

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Keeler, British model & showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 2017)
1942 Highlights

About February 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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