What happened this day in history February 20, 1942

What are the important events that happened on February 20, 1942? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 20, 1942: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 20, 1942 is the 51st day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 314 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 7, 1942 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘pentacontahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $12,919.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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February 20, 1942 Historical Events

  • 1942
    Lieutenant Edward O'Hare becomes America’s first World War II flying ace.

Who were born on February 20, 1942?

  • 1942
    Charlie Gillett, British radio DJ
  • 1942
    Claude Miller, French film director and screenwriter
  • 1942
    Mitch McConnell, American politician, senior senator of Kentucky
  • 1942
    Phil Esposito, Canadian ice hockey player

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