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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Friday, 12 February 2016

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 in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career.  

Sep 04   In the year 1942 transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany  

Sep 05   In the year 1942 battle at Alam Halfa ends  

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) in the year 1942.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

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   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

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

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