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Historical Events For 1942

Sunday, 11 December 2016

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

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

Aug 05   On this day in history british govt cancels agreement of Munich  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 05   Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over) in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 06   On this day in history -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   On this day in history american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 07   Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke) on this day in history.  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   "Monty" appointed commandant of British 8th Army at Alamein on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 09   Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 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   On this day in history gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa  Click To Search About This In Google

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  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 11   In the year 1942 - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland  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   HMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum' in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 16   Premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 17   In the year 1942 1st European bombing run undertaken by US forces  Click To Search About This In Google

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 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 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Aug 18   On this day in history erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48  Click To Search About This In Google

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

Aug 19   1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

Aug 19   Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  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   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  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   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  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 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  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   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Search About This In Google

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

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

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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