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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 30 May 2016

Jun 30   144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 uS Mint in New Orleans ceases operation  

Jul 03   Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.  

Jul 04   The birth of Prince Michael of Kent on this day in history.  

Jul 04   The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) on this day in history.  

Jul 05   1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11 on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history 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.  

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   Anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews in the year 1942.  

Jul 09   The birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp  

Jul 11   On this day in history first medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz.  

Jul 11   Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) on this day in history.  

Jul 13   5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis in the year 1942.  

Jul 13   On this day in history giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)  

Jul 13   The birth of Harrison Ford, American actor in the year 1942.  

Jul 14   1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  

Jul 15   In the year 1942 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz  

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   French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris in the year 1942.  

Jul 17   In the year 1942 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15  

Jul 17   On this day in history connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)  

Jul 17   Estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens in the year 1942.  

Jul 18   In the year 1942 messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight  

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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.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

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

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