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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 08 February 2016

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

Jun 30   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  

Jul 03   Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history the birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jul 11   In the year 1942 simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau  

Jul 12   Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Harrison Ford, American actor in the year 1942.  

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   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   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   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   1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens in the year 1942.  

Jul 18   On this day in history messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

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   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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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