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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 26 August 2016

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

Jan 01   US & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis on this day in history.  

Jan 02   28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace on this day in history.  

Jan 02   German troops in Bardia surrender in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1942 premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida  

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Jan 05   In the year 1942 55 German tanks reach North-Africa  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   -23F (-31C), Kingston RI (state record) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1942 british troops reconquer Sollum  

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

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

Jan 12   National War Labor Board created in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 13   German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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  

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