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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   US & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history german troops in Bardia surrender  

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

Jan 03   American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms 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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   NFL Pro Bowl: Chi Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24 in the year 1942.  

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

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

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history wWII siege of Bataan starts  

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

Jan 08   The birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician in the year 1942.  

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   Elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1942 -23F (-31C), Kingston RI (state record)  

Jan 11   In the year 1942 japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 british troops reconquer Sollum  

Jan 12   On this day in history dutch troops on Tarakan surrender  

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

Jan 12   National War Labor Board created in the year 1942.  

Jan 13   In the year 1942 allied Conference for war trials  

Jan 13   German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast in the year 1942.  

Jan 13   In the year 1942 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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

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   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies