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Historical Events For 1942

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

Jan 01   US & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis in the year 1942.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace  

Jan 02   German troops in Bardia surrender in the year 1942.  

Jan 02   The Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 american-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms  

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   On this day in history nFL Pro Bowl: Chi Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24  

Jan 04   Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida on this day in history.  

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Jan 05   55 German tanks reach North-Africa on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 1st around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper")  

Jan 06   On this day in history the first around world flight by a Pan Am flying boat the "Pacific Clipper"  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   WW II siege of Bataan starts in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   WWII siege of Bataan starts in the year 1942.  

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 08   On this day in history the birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician  

Jan 09   On this day in history joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  

Jan 09   US Joint Chiefs of Staff created in the year 1942.  

Jan 10   On this day in history elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers  

Jan 10   In the year 1942 japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies  

Jan 10   In the year 1942 japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies  

Jan 11   -23F (-31C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history -23F (-31C), Kingston RI (state record)  

Jan 11   Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   British troops reconquer Sollum on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 dutch troops on Tarakan surrender  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 national War Labor Board created  

Jan 13   Allied Conference for war trials in the year 1942.  

Jan 13   In the year 1942 german U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast  

Jan 13   On this day in history henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies in the year 1942.  

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