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Historical Events For 1942

Friday, 24 February 2017

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   On this day in history rMS"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 in the Atlantic  

Oct 03   FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Oct 06   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

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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   Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy on this day in history.  

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

Oct 10   Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68 in the year 1942.  

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

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   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   On this day in history successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division  

Oct 12   US navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 16   Aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills 40,000 south of Calcutta India on this day in history.  

Oct 18   In the year 1942 hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  

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

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

Oct 22   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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   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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