October 1, 1942: Day of the Week
October 1, 1942 was the 274th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 91 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 81 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $13,879.50 today.
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Here’s the October 1942 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1942 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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 a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
October 1, 1942 Historical Event(s)
- 1942First flight of the Bell XP-59 “Aircomet”.
- 1942USS Grouper torpedoes Lisbon Maru not knowing she is carrying British PoWs from Hong Kong
Who were born on October 1, 1942?
- 1942Herb Fame, American soul/pop singer (Peaches & Herb)
- 1942Jean-Pierre Jabouille, French race car driver
- 1942Robert Lelièvre, French singer, songwriter and guitar player
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