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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Aug 19   In the year 1942 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   The birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies in the year 1942.  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1942 george EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39  

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 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   In the year 1942 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) in the year 1942.  

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

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

Aug 31   Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault on this day in history.  

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

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   Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1942 battle at Alam Halfa ends  

Sep 05   On this day in history the birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress  

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

Sep 06   On this day in history german advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad  

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

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   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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 in the year 1942.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies