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Historical Events Happened In 1942

Monday, 26 January 2015

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

Oct 02   On this day in history first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 04   German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram in the year 1942.  

Oct 06   On this day in history erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies  

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

Oct 08   Fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley) in the year 1942.  

Oct 08   Sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer in the year 1942.  

Oct 09   On this day in history 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   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.  

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   In the year 1942 successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division  

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

Oct 13   In the year 1942 the birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel)  

Oct 14   Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Oct 16   Aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC in the year 1942.  

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   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 in the year 1942.  

Oct 21   Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies in the year 1942.