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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 20 October 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   In the year 1942 dim-out regulations implemented in SF  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus  

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   In the year 1942 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   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   On this day in history sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history 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   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   Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   German troops enter Stalingrad on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Sep 03   In the year 1942 ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career.  

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   On this day in history german advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad  

Sep 07   In the year 1942 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62)  

Sep 09   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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