What happened this day in history May 15, 1942

What are the important events that happened on May 15, 1942? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 15, 1942: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 15, 1942 is the 135th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 2, 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 ‘hectatriacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $27,958.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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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May 15, 1942 Historical Events

  • 1942
    World War II: in the United States, a bill creating the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is signed into law.

Who were born on May 15, 1942?

  • 1942
    Doug Lowe, Tasmanian politician
  • 1942
    Jusuf Kalla, Indonesian politician

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