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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 01   In the year 1942 uS & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1942 wW II siege of Bataan starts  

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

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

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 09   US Joint Chiefs of Staff created on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 -23F (-31C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record)  

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

Jan 11   Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 british troops reconquer Sollum  

Jan 12   Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 13   Allied Conference for war trials on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies in the year 1942.  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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

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

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