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Historical Events For 1942

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Oct 02   "Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 02   In the year 1942 first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 02   RMS"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 in the Atlantic in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 03   FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 03   In the year 1942 launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 04   In the year 1942 german assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 05   5,000 Jews of Dubno Russia massacred in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 06   Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 07   1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys nazi battalion in Stalingrad in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Oct 08   Fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley) in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 08   On this day in history sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 09   Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 10   1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 10   On this day in history richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 11   On this day in history -Oct 12] Sea battle at Cape Esperance Guadalcanal  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 11   Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 12   On this day in history successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 12   In the year 1942 uS navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 13   The birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel) in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 14   On this day in history dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 15   In the year 1942 dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 15   In the year 1942 german 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 16   12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 16   Aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 16   Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills 40,000 south of Calcutta India in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 18   On this day in history hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 20   "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 20   On this day in history may Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 21   Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love) in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 22   In the year 1942 1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland  Click To Search About This In Google

Oct 22   Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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