Historical Events For 1942
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
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 on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1942 the birth of Prince Michael of Kent
Jul 04 The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.
Jul 11 In the year 1942 first medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz.
Jul 11 In the year 1942 simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
Jul 12 In the year 1942 richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
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 on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
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 On this day in history 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 First deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland in the year 1942.
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 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