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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 22 December 2014

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

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history wWII siege of Bataan starts  

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

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

Jan 09   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers  

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

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

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

Jan 12   British troops reconquer Sollum in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 12   National War Labor Board created on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

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

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  

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

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

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 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 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 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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