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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 29 May 2015

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

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   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 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   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   Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1942 wWII siege of Bataan starts  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history the birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician  

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya  

Jan 12   British troops reconquer Sollum on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 national War Labor Board created  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

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

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   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies in the year 1942.