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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Wednesday, 08 July 2015

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history 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   7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France in the year 1942.  

Aug 26   7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy in the year 1942.  

Aug 27   HMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history battle of Alam Halfa 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein  

Aug 30   In the year 1942 nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg  

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   German troops enter Stalingrad on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history battle at Alam Halfa ends  

Sep 05   The birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

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