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Historical Events In 1942

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Aug 04   On this day in history 1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 04   In the year 1942 alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   In the year 1942 british govt cancels agreement of Munich  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   In the year 1942 rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 06   On this day in history -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   American marines begin assault on Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   On this day in history anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   In the year 1942 richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 08   "Monty" appointed commandant of British 8th Army at Alamein on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Aug 08   In the year 1942 6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   On this day in history 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   On this day in history edith Stein, German philosopher, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   HMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   On this day in history gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   British premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   In the year 1942 hMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum'.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 13   The Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 14   Dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 15   On this day in history 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   In the year 1942 premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   In the year 1942 1st European bombing run undertaken by US forces  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   Submarines USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut land 222 Marines on Makin Island, first amphibious attack made from submarines in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   US bombers staged 1st independent raid on Europe attack Rouen, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 18   Carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 18   On this day in history erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   On this day in history 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   First American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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