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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Oct 02   In the year 1942 "Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338  

Oct 02   In the year 1942 first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago  

Oct 02   RMS"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 in the Atlantic on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history fDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization  

Oct 03   On this day in history launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)  

Oct 04   German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

Oct 05   On this day in history 5,000 Jews of Dubno Russia massacred  

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 07   1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys nazi battalion in Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

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Oct 08   In the year 1942 fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley)  

Oct 08   On this day in history sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer  

Oct 09   In the year 1942 statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.  

Oct 10   In the year 1942 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt  

Oct 10   In the year 1942 richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68  

Oct 11   -Oct 12] Sea battle at Cape Esperance Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  

Oct 11   In the year 1942 battle of Cape Esperance begins In two-day battle, American task force stops Japanese attack on Guadalcanal and sinks two Japanese ships while losing only USS Duncan (DD-485).  

Oct 11   Battle of Cape Esperance begins: In two-day battle, American task force stops Japanese attack on Guadalcanal and sinks two Japanese ships while losing only USS Duncan (DD-485) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1942 leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64  

Oct 12   On this day in history successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division  

Oct 12   On this day in history uS navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance  

Oct 13   The birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel) in the year 1942.  

Oct 14   Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history german 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die  

Oct 16   In the year 1942 12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed  

Oct 16   On this day in history aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC  

Oct 16   Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills 40,000 south of Calcutta India in the year 1942.  

Oct 18   On this day in history hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  

Oct 20   "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations on this day in history.  

Oct 20   May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84 in the year 1942.  

Oct 21   Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love) in the year 1942.  

Oct 22   1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies in the year 1942.  

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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   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

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  

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