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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 22 December 2014

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 in the year 1942.  

Jul 04   The birth of Prince Michael of Kent in the year 1942.  

Jul 04   In the year 1942 the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)  

Jul 05   In the year 1942 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11  

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   In the year 1942 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York  

Jul 07   In the year 1942 germany troop march into Woronezj  

Jul 08   Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1942.  

Jul 09   Anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau in the year 1942.  

Jul 12   On this day in history richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)  

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

Jul 13   Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man) in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 14   In the year 1942 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork  

Jul 14   Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1942 neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies  

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

Jul 15   Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.  

Jul 15   In the year 1942 sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at  

Jul 16   In the year 1942 french police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris  

Jul 17   3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1942 connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)  

Jul 17   In the year 1942 estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record)  

Jul 18   1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

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

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies