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Historical Events For 1942

Thursday, 23 March 2017

May 03   Luftwaffe bombs Exeter on this day in history.  

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   Food first rationed in US in the year 1942.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history the Battle of the Coral Sea, a WWII clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began today  

May 05   Battle of Coral Sea in the year 1942.  

May 05   British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar in the year 1942.  

May 05   In the year 1942 uS begins rationing sugar during WWII  

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May 06   In the year 1942 cAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China  

May 06   Corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies in the year 1942.  

May 07   In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  

May 07   Felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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   German summer offensive opens in Crimea on this day in history.  

May 08   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 on this day in history.  

May 09   68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57 on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1942 joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74  

May 11   German submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1942 japanese troops conquer Kalewa  

May 12   In the year 1942 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz  

May 12   On this day in history david Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine  

May 12   In the year 1942 nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River  

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   On this day in history helicopter makes its first cross-country flight  

May 13   On this day in history hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41  

May 13   On this day in history uS troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji  

May 14   The Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established in the year 1942.  

May 14   In the year 1942 uS Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms  

May 14   In the year 1942 uS Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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