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Historical Events For 1942

Thursday, 19 January 2017

May 03   In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Exeter  Click To Search About This In Google

May 03   On this day in history nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands  Click To Search About This In Google

May 04   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air)  Click To Search About This In Google

May 04   On this day in history food first rationed in US  Click To Search About This In Google

May 04   In the year 1942 german occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages  Click To Search About This In Google

May 04   Pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life) in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

May 05   Battle of Coral Sea on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 05   On this day in history british assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar  Click To Search About This In Google

May 05   On this day in history uS begins rationing sugar during WWII  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 Search About This In Google

May 06   Corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 07   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  Click To Search About This In Google

May 07   On this day in history felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

May 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 08   On this day in history aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea  Click To Search About This In Google

May 08   Battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 08   In the year 1942 german summer offensive opens in Crimea  Click To Search About This In Google

May 08   In the year 1942 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 Search About This In Google

May 09   In the year 1942 68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57  Click To Search About This In Google

May 10   On this day in history joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74  Click To Search About This In Google

May 11   German submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 11   Japanese troops conquer Kalewa in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 12   On this day in history 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz  Click To Search About This In Google

May 12   David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 12   On this day in history nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River  Click To Search About This In Google

May 12   In the year 1942 russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943  Click To Search About This In Google

May 13   In the year 1942 helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight  Click To Search About This In Google

May 13   Helicopter makes its first cross-country flight in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 13   Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 13   US troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   In the year 1942 the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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