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Historical Events For 1942

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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   On this day in history dim-out regulations implemented in SF  

Aug 20   In the year 1942 the birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor  

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

Aug 21   Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy  

Aug 22   Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1942.  

Aug 23   1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal on this day in history.  

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

Aug 25   Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on this day in history.  

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Aug 25   On this day in history george EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39  

Aug 25   In the year 1942 sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth  

Aug 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy  

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

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

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 in the year 1942.  

Aug 30   Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg in the year 1942.  

Aug 31   In the year 1942 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   The Chief Rabbi of Norway, Julues Samuel, refuses to go into hiding and chooses to join 208 Norwegian Jews sent to Bergen Belsen on this day in history.  

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   Battle at Alam Halfa ends on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 06   German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

Sep 07   On this day in history 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62)  

Sep 09   1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

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

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 in the year 1942.  

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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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