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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Thursday, 11 February 2016

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1942 28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace  

Jan 02   In the year 1942 german troops in Bardia surrender  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 wW II siege of Bataan starts  

Jan 07   WWII siege of Bataan starts on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   The birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya  

Jan 12   British troops reconquer Sollum in the year 1942.  

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   National War Labor Board created on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

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