What Happened on September 23, 1942

Historical Events

  • Soviet counter offensive at Stalingrad
  • Transport #36 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Perlongo, American classical music composer, and educator, born in Gaastra, Michigan
  • Dith Pran, Cambodian photojournalist, survivor of the Cambodian genocide, and subject of the movie "The Killing Fields", born in Siem Reap, Cambodia (d. 2008)
  • Jeremy Steig, American jazz flutist ("Howlin' for Judy"; "Wayfaring Stranger"), born in Manhattan, New York City (d. 2016)
  • Sila María Calderón, Puerto Rican politician
1942 Highlights

About September 23, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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