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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Sunday, 24 May 2015

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

Oct 02   In the year 1942 first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago  

Oct 02   RMS"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 in the Atlantic on this day in history.  

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

Oct 03   On this day in history launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)  

Oct 04   In the year 1942 german assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad  

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

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct 10   On this day in history 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   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   Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

Oct 18   On this day in history hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  

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

Oct 20   May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84 in the year 1942.  

Oct 21   On this day in history elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love)  

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

Oct 22   Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies on this day in history.  

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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 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   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies