On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1942

Historical Events

  • Musical "Star & Garter" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Hart, American professional wrestling manager & wrestler, born in Ottawa, Kansas (d. 2008)
  • Olav Nilsen, Norwegian soccer striker/midfielder (62 caps; Viking FK), born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 2021)
1942 Highlights

About January 24, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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