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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Jun 30   On this day in history 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   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   The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) on this day in history.  

Jul 05   1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) on this day in history.  

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   1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   On this day in history connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)  

Jul 17   On this day in history estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record)  

Jul 18   On this day in history 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens  

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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

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   On this day in history 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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.