October 12, 1942: Day of the Week
October 12, 1942 was the 285th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 80 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
A person born on this day will be 80 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,350.65 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 12, 1942 Historical Event(s)
- 1942World War II: Japanese ships retreat after their defeat in the Battle of Cape Esperance with the Japanese commander, Aritomo Gotō dying from wounds suffered in the battle and two Japanese destroyers sunk by Allied air attack.
Who were born on October 12, 1942?
- 1942Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter (Black Panther Party) (d. 1969)
- 1942Daliah Lavi, Israeli actress and singer
- 1942Melvin Franklin, American singer (The Temptations) (d. 1995)
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