Home Events & Holidays Famous Birthdays Famous Deaths Famous Quotes History Calendar Gallery

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

 

Poll

  • Which one is the deadliest terrorist group?
    AL-QAEDA
    ISIS
    BOKO HARAM
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 27 February 2015

May 03   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Exeter  

May 03   Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands in the year 1942.  

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

May 04   Food first rationed in US on this day in history.  

May 04   German occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life)  

May 04   In the year 1942 the Battle of the Coral Sea, a WWII clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began today  

May 05   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea  

May 05   On this day in history british assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar  

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

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   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  

May 07   In the year 1942 felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79  

May 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed in the year 1942.  

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   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  

May 09   In the year 1942 68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57  

May 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

May 11   In the year 1942 japanese troops conquer Kalewa  

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

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

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

May 12   In the year 1942 russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943  

May 13   In the year 1942 helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight  

May 13   Helicopter makes its first cross-country flight on this day in history.  

May 13   Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1942.  

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

May 14   On this day in history the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established  

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms in the year 1942.  

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded in the year 1942.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • Cricket - The Most Rare and Funny Moments in Cricket History
  • Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Pro Sports
  • [Sports Highlights 1898-1935]
  • MUMBAI Blast Terrorist Attacks and The Attacks of 26/11 in mumbai real footage captured on CCTVs
  • [BREAKING UPDATE]: Footage of Terrorists Inside Nairobi Westgate Mall Attack
  • Eyewitness Videos of Paris Shooting Terror Attack at Charlie Hebdo | The New York Times
  • BBC Documentary - Ancient Torture Techniques Ancient Discoveries
  • Ancient Aliens On MARS, Discovery Of Toltec Face, NASA, Feb 6, 2014
  • Suppressed Ancient Discoveries From Around the World
  • 10 oldest Photos in History - Die ältesten Fotos der Welt
  • First Photo's Ever taken in Date order
  • Top 10 Scary Old Photos
  • Martin Luther King "I have a dream"   with Subtitles
  • 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests
  • 25 Most Horrific Massacres In History

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

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

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

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