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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Jun 30   On this day in history 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jun 30   US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1942 germany troop march into Sebastopol  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1942 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York  

Jul 07   Germany troop march into Woronezj in the year 1942.  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau  

Jul 12   Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) in the year 1942.  

Jul 13   On this day in history 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis  

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   On this day in history 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork  

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

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

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

Jul 15   In the year 1942 first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.  

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   3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15 in the year 1942.  

Jul 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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.  

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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 in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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