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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Saturday, 25 October 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   German troops in Bardia surrender on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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   On this day in history 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   The first around world flight by a Pan Am flying boat the "Pacific Clipper" in the year 1942.  

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

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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1942 elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers  

Jan 10   Japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   -23F (-31C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1942 japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya  

Jan 12   On this day in history british troops reconquer Sollum  

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   Allied Conference for war trials in the year 1942.  

Jan 13   In the year 1942 german U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast  

Jan 13   Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies in the year 1942.  

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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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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