On This Day

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

  • James "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)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, President of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73
1942 Highlights

About March 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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