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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 26 January 2015

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   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 in the year 1942.  

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   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" in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Jan 09   In the year 1942 joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  

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

Jan 10   Elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   British troops reconquer Sollum in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   On this day in history dutch troops on Tarakan surrender  

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

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

Jan 13   On this day in history allied Conference for war trials  

Jan 13   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history 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   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   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  

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

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   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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