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Historical Events For 1942

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

May 03   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Exeter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 03   Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   In the year 1942 food first rationed in US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   On this day in history german occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   In the year 1942 pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   The Battle of the Coral Sea, a WWII clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began today on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   US begins rationing sugar during WWII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 06   On this day in history cAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   On this day in history corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   On this day in history aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   German summer offensive opens in Crimea in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 09   In the year 1942 68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   German submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   Japanese troops conquer Kalewa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   On this day in history 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   Russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   In the year 1942 helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   In the year 1942 helicopter makes its first cross-country flight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   On this day in history hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   US troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   In the year 1942 the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   In the year 1942 uS Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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