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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Jan 01   In the year 1942 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   28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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

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

Jan 04   Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 wWII siege of Bataan starts  

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 10   Elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1942 japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies  

Jan 10   Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 11   -23F (-31C), Kingston RI (state record) in the year 1942.  

Jan 11   Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya in the year 1942.  

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

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1942 allied Conference for war trials  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1942 henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

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 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   On this day in history 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   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   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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