January 2, 1942: Day of the Week
January 2, 1942 was the 2nd day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 363 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
A person born on this day will be 81 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,437.80 today.
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Here’s the January 1942 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1942 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Snake is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 2, 1942 Historical Event(s)
- 1942The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) convicts 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history—the Duquesne Spy Ring
- 1942World War II: Manila, Philippines is captured by Japanese forces
Who were born on January 2, 1942?
- 1942Dennis Hastert, 59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
- 1942Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
- 1942Ray Moore, Radio 2 DJ (d. 1989)
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