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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Saturday, 13 February 2016

Oct 02   On this day in history "Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338  

Oct 02   First self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Oct 06   In the year 1942 allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1942 sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1942.  

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) in the year 1942.  

Oct 11   Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1942.  

Oct 12   Successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division in the year 1942.  

Oct 12   US navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance on this day in history.  

Oct 13   The birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 15   Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.  

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