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Historical Events For 1942

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Aug 04   1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   British govt cancels agreement of Munich in the year 1942.  

Aug 05   On this day in history rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)  

Aug 06   On this day in history -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  

Aug 07   1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  

Aug 07   American marines begin assault on Guadalcanal on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke) in the year 1942.  

Aug 07   On this day in history richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43  

Aug 08   "Monty" appointed commandant of British 8th Army at Alamein in the year 1942.  

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Aug 08   On this day in history 6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC  

Aug 09   200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland in the year 1942.  

Aug 09   Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1942 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.  

Aug 09   HMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1942 hMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160  

Aug 11   In the year 1942 - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland  

Aug 11   Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1942.  

Aug 12   On this day in history british premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin  

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

Aug 13   The Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa in the year 1942.  

Aug 15   On this day in history 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel  

Aug 16   On this day in history premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow  

Aug 17   1st European bombing run undertaken by US forces in the year 1942.  

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

Aug 17   On this day in history uS bombers staged 1st independent raid on Europe attack Rouen, France  

Aug 18   On this day in history carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs  

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

Aug 19   -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab on this day in history.  

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

Aug 19   On this day in history first American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  

Aug 19   On this day in history honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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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