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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Aug 19   Lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Dim-out regulations implemented in SF on this day in history.  

Aug 20   The birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus  

Aug 21   Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies in the year 1942.  

Aug 22   In the year 1942 brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy  

Aug 22   In the year 1942 henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72  

Aug 23   1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  

Aug 24   Sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands in the year 1942.  

Aug 25   In the year 1942 battle of Milne Bay, Papua  

Aug 25   George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39 in the year 1942.  

Aug 25   SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth in the year 1942.  

Aug 26   7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France on this day in history.  

Aug 26   7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France in the year 1942.  

Aug 27   Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history hMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean  

Aug 28   On this day in history 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)  

Aug 28   In the year 1942 reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.  

Aug 29   On this day in history american Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program).  

Aug 30   Battle of Alam Halfa 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault  

Aug 31   Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history german troops enter Stalingrad  

Sep 02   On this day in history sternbuch cable arrives at the Polish embassy in Washington, recounting the deportation of 100,000 Jews from Warsaw to death camps, and how Jewish babies were being used to produce soap and fertilizer for Germany industry.  

Sep 02   On this day in history the Chief Rabbi of Norway, Julues Samuel, refuses to go into hiding and chooses to join 208 Norwegian Jews sent to Bergen Belsen.  

Sep 03   Ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany  

Sep 05   In the year 1942 battle at Alam Halfa ends  

Sep 05   In the year 1942 the birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress  

Sep 06   In the year 1942 56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64)  

Sep 06   German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad on this day in history.  

Sep 07   62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62) in the year 1942.  

Sep 09   1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II) in the year 1942.  

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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.  

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

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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