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Historical Events For 1942

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Aug 04   1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 05   On this day in history british govt cancels agreement of Munich  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over) in the year 1942.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   In the year 1942 american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Aug 09   In the year 1942 edith Stein, German philosopher, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   HMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   On this day in history hMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  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   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 Send On Whatsapp

Aug 14   In the year 1942 dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 15   In the year 1942 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   On this day in history premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   On this day in history 1st European bombing run undertaken by US forces  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Aug 18   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   In the year 1942 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   In the year 1942 first American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  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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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.  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   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  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   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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