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Historical Events In 1942

Monday, 18 June 2018

May 03   In the year 1942 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   Battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   On this day in history food first rationed in US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 04   Pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 05   Battle of Coral Sea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar on this day in history.  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   CAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   Corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 08   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 09   68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   On this day in history joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   On this day in history german submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   Japanese troops conquer Kalewa in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 12   Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   In the year 1942 russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   Helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight on this day in history.  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   Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1942.  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   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms on this day in history.  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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Famous Birthdays In 1942

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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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  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   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  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   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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