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Historical Events For 1942

Friday, 02 December 2016

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

Oct 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)  

Oct 04   On this day in history german assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad  

Oct 05   5,000 Jews of Dubno Russia massacred in the year 1942.  

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram in the year 1942.  

Oct 06   On this day in history erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies  

Oct 07   1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys nazi battalion in Stalingrad on this day in history.  

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Oct 08   On this day in history fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley)  

Oct 08   Sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 10   Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64  

Oct 12   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history the birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel)  

Oct 14   On this day in history dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution  

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

Oct 15   German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills 40,000 south of Calcutta India  

Oct 18   Hitler orders allied commandos to be killed on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1942 may Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84  

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

Oct 22   1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland in the year 1942.  

Oct 22   Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

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   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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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  

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