On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Liiceanu, Romanian philosopher
  • K. Raghavendra Rao, Indian film director
  • Zalman King, American actor and director (Wild Orchid), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2012)

Famous Weddings

Jack Kirby

Comic book artist Jack Kirby (24) weds Roz Goldstein

1942 Highlights

About May 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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