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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

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

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

Aug 20   The birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor in the year 1942.  

Aug 21   Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Battle of Milne Bay, Papua in the year 1942.  

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Aug 25   George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1942 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France  

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   Reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews on this day in history.  

Aug 29   American Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program) in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Aug 31   Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault in the year 1942.  

Aug 31   Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle in the year 1942.  

Sep 02   In the year 1942 german troops enter Stalingrad  

Sep 02   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 in the year 1942.  

Sep 02   In the year 1942 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   Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany in the year 1942.  

Sep 05   Battle at Alam Halfa ends in the year 1942.  

Sep 05   The birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress on this day in history.  

Sep 06   56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1942 german advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad  

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 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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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