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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Saturday, 20 September 2014

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

Oct 02   On this day in history first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago  

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

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

Oct 03   Launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km) in the year 1942.  

Oct 04   German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   On this day in history allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram  

Oct 06   Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Oct 09   Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy in the year 1942.  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history 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   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 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   The birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel) in the year 1942.  

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

Oct 15   On this day in history dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 20   On this day in history may Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84  

Oct 21   Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies  

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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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

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 in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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