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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 19 April 2018

May 03   Luftwaffe bombs Exeter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 03   On this day in history nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands  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   Food first rationed in US on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 uS begins rationing sugar during WWII  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   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   Battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea  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   Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 11   On this day in history japanese troops conquer Kalewa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   On this day in history helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   Helicopter makes its first cross-country flight on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 13   In the year 1942 uS troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji  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   On this day in history uS Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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