On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Japanese submarine fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Beau Boulter, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
  • Colin Sanders, founder (Solid State Logic)
  • 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