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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 26 September 2016

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 in the year 1942.  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history american-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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.  

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Jan 05   In the year 1942 55 German tanks reach North-Africa  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 1st around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper")  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history wW II siege of Bataan starts  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 wWII siege of Bataan starts  

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

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

Jan 09   Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1942 uS Joint Chiefs of Staff created  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 10   On this day in history japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies  

Jan 11   -23F (-31C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record) in the year 1942.  

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   Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history national War Labor Board created  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

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

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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