On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1942

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Comic book artist Jack Kirby (24) weds Roz Goldstein

Comic Book Artist and Writer Jack Kirby
Comic Book Artist and Writer
Jack Kirby

1942 Highlights

About May 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini