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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Thursday, 05 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 in the year 1942.  

Jun 30   Australian troops raid Salamaua in the year 1942.  

Jun 30   In the year 1942 uS Mint in New Orleans ceases operation  

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   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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 07   Germany troop march into Woronezj on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 13   On this day in history the birth of Harrison Ford, American actor  

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

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   Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies in the year 1942.  

Jul 15   On this day in history 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   First deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 16   French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 17   Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) on this day in history.  

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

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 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   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  

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