What Happened on March 23, 1942

Historical Events

  • 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported
  • Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Miller, American record producer and musician (The Rolling Stones), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian and political figure (d. 1980)
Born in 1942

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Olieslagers, Belgian aviation and motorcycle pioneer (WWI flying ace, Antwerp Devil), dies of cancer at 58
  • Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, President of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73

About March 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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