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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

Jun 30   On this day in history arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62  

Jun 30   On this day in history australian troops raid Salamaua  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history germany troop march into Sebastopol  

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   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   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 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   In the year 1942 the birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor  

Jul 10   In the year 1942 himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp  

Jul 11   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)  

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

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   1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 15   On this day in history 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   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   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   Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) in the year 1942.  

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

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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  

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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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