Historical Events Happened In 1942
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
May 03 In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Exeter
May 03 Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands in the year 1942.
May 04 Battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air) in the year 1942.
May 04 In the year 1942 food first rationed in US
May 04 German occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages on this day in history.
May 04 Pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life) in the year 1942.
May 04 In the year 1942 the Battle of the Coral Sea, a WWII clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began today
May 05 In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea
May 05 In the year 1942 british assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar
May 05 US begins rationing sugar during WWII on this day in history.
May 06 CAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies
May 07 In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion
May 07 On this day in history felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
May 07 On this day in history nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed
May 08 In the year 1942 aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea
May 08 On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack
May 08 On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea
May 08 In the year 1942 hMS OLYMPUS, sunk off Malta Grand Harbour - German E-boat-laid mines. On passage with personnel from Malta to Gibraltar, including many of the crews of bombed submarines P.36 and P.39; few survivors
May 09 In the year 1942 68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57
May 10 Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history german submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec
May 11 On this day in history japanese troops conquer Kalewa
May 12 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz in the year 1942.
May 12 David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine in the year 1942.
May 12 Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River on this day in history.
May 12 Russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943 in the year 1942.
May 13 Helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1942 helicopter makes its first cross-country flight
May 13 In the year 1942 hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41
May 13 In the year 1942 uS troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji
May 14 The Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established on this day in history.
May 14 US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1942 uS Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded