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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 19 September 2014

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

Jan 01   On this day in history uS & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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") on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1942 the birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician  

Jan 09   Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1942.  

Jan 09   On this day in history uS Joint Chiefs of Staff created  

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   Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history german U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast  

Jan 13   Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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

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

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