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Historical Events For 1942

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Aug 04   In the year 1942 1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 04   Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 05   In the year 1942 british govt cancels agreement of Munich  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 05   Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 06   In the year 1942 -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   American marines begin assault on Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   On this day in history anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   Richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 08   In the year 1942 "Monty" appointed commandant of British 8th Army at Alamein  Click To Search About This In Google

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Aug 08   6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 09   In the year 1942 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 09   On this day in history edith Stein, German philosopher, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 09   HMAS CANBERRA (RAN) sunk in the South West Pacific, SE of Savo Island off northern Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands - by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 09   In the year 1942 hMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 10   Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 10   HMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 11   - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 11   Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 12   In the year 1942 british premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 12   On this day in history hMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum'.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 13   In the year 1942 the Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 14   On this day in history dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 15   5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 16   Premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 17   1st European bombing run undertaken by US forces on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 17   On this day in history submarines USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut land 222 Marines on Makin Island, first amphibious attack made from submarines  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 17   US bombers staged 1st independent raid on Europe attack Rouen, France on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 18   Carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 18   Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 19   -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 19   In the year 1942 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 19   First American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 19   Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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