What Happened on May 22, 1942

Historical Events

  • Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan
  • The Steel Workers Organizing Committee disbands, and a new trade union, the United Steelworkers, is formed

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Parkins, Canadian-American actress (Betty-Peyton Place, Asylum), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Calvin Simon, American funk and gospel vocalist (Parliament/Funkadelic - "Livin' the Life"), born in Beckley, West Virginia (d. 2022)
  • Malika Sabirova, Soviet Tajik ballet dancer, born in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (d. 1982)
  • Pallo Jordan, South African politician and ANC member, born in Kroonstad, Free State

Ted KaczynskiTed Kaczynski (80 years old)

American serial killer and terrorist known as the "Unabomber", born in Evergreen Park, Illinois

Born in 1942

About May 22, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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