Historical Events For 1942
Sunday, 19 February 2017
Jun 30 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1942 arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62
Jun 30 In the year 1942 australian troops raid Salamaua
Jun 30 US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation on this day in history.
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 The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) in the year 1942.
Jul 05 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11 in the year 1942.
Jul 05 In the year 1942 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 On this day in history 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York
Jul 07 On this day in history germany troop march into Woronezj
Jul 08 Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1942.
Jul 10 On this day in history himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp
Jul 11 First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz on this day in history.
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 in the year 1942.
Jul 14 On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.
Jul 14 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1942 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz
Jul 15 On this day in history denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies
Jul 15 First deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland in the year 1942.
Jul 15 On this day in history sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at
Jul 16 French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history 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) in the year 1942.
Jul 18 On this day in history 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens
Jul 18 In the year 1942 messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight