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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Saturday, 01 November 2014

Aug 19   Lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus  

Aug 21   In the year 1942 kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies  

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

Aug 22   On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy  

Aug 27   HMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Aug 30   In the year 1942 battle of Alam Halfa 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein  

Aug 30   On this day in history nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg  

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 in the year 1942.  

Sep 02   In the year 1942 german troops enter Stalingrad  

Sep 02   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

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   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.