Historical Events For 1942
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Jun 30 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month on this day in history.
Jun 30 Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Australian troops raid Salamaua on this day in history.
Jun 30 US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation in the year 1942.
Jul 03 Germany troop march into Sebastopol in the year 1942.
Jul 04 On this day in history the birth of Prince Michael of Kent
Jul 04 In the year 1942 the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)
Jul 05 On this day in history 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11
Jul 05 Port Hope Ontario, Ian Fleming the first graduate of the Special 25 training school for spies; later member of MI5, creator of James Bond novels in the year 1942.
Jul 06 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York on this day in history.
Jul 07 Germany troop march into Woronezj in the year 1942.
Jul 08 In the year 1942 catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83
Jul 09 On this day in history anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews
Jul 09 The birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor on this day in history.
Jul 10 Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp in the year 1942.
Jul 11 On this day in history first medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz.
Jul 11 On this day in history simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
Jul 12 Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis
Jul 13 In the year 1942 giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
Jul 13 The birth of Harrison Ford, American actor on this day in history.
Jul 14 In the year 1942 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
Jul 14 On this day in history captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt
Jul 14 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies on this day in history.
Jul 15 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1942 denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies
Jul 15 In the year 1942 first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.
Jul 15 Sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at on this day in history.
Jul 16 In the year 1942 french police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris
Jul 17 In the year 1942 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15
Jul 17 Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1942 estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record)
Jul 18 In the year 1942 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens
Jul 18 Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight on this day in history.