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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 31 October 2014

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

Jan 01   US & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   NFL Pro Bowl: Chi Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 06   1st around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper") in the year 1942.  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 the first around world flight by a Pan Am flying boat the "Pacific Clipper"  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 wWII siege of Bataan starts  

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

Jan 08   The birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician in the year 1942.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

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   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

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   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.