Historical Events Happened In 1942
Friday, 21 October 2016
Jun 30 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month on this day in history.
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 Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history the birth of Prince Michael of Kent
Jul 04 In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.
Jul 07 Germany troop march into Woronezj in the year 1942.
Jul 08 Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1942.
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 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 In the year 1942 richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
Jul 13 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis in the year 1942.
Jul 13 On this day in history giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
Jul 13 In the year 1942 the birth of Harrison Ford, American actor
Jul 14 In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1942.
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 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 In the year 1942 estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record)
Jul 18 In the year 1942 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