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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 22 December 2014

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

Oct 02   First self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago on this day in history.  

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

Oct 03   FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 06   In the year 1942 erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies  

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

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

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

Oct 09   On this day in history statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.  

Oct 10   1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68  

Oct 11   On this day in history -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   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   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 in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1942 "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations  

Oct 20   May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

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 on this day in history.  

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