What Happened on February 23, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese submarine fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Beau Boulter, American politician and lobbyist (Rep-R-TX, 1985-89), born in El Paso, Texas
  • John Lewis, Head Master (Eton College)
  • Joop van den Ende, Dutch theatrical producer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Stefan Zweig, Austrian poet, essayist and dramatist (Beware of Pity), dies at 60
1942 Highlights

About February 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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