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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Feb 19   First Japanese air raid on Darwin The city was bombed 64 times between feb 1942 and nov 1943 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   Japanese troop land on Timor in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   Tommy Dorsey &his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   In the year 1942 u.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt grants authority for the military to intern Japanese-Americans during WWII.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   Guido Gasperini, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   Lieutenant E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   Lt E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   On this day in history world War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapses.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 23   On this day in history japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood CA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   In the year 1942 japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, Calif  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   In the year 1942 stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Die Welt von Gestern), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   The Struma, a small cattle boat with 769 refugees heading illegally towards Palestine, is torpedoed, leaving one survivor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   In the year 1942 voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   On this day in history leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1942 german battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1942 german battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bombs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   On this day in history government starts evacuating 21,000 Japanese Canadians from coastal regions of British Columbia to interior work camps; under War Measures Act  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Werner Heisenberger informs Nazis about uranium project "Wunderwaffen" in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1942 wWII Navy flier Don Mason sends message "Sighted sub sank same"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history first transport of French Jews to Nazi-Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history j S Hey discovers radio emissions from the Sun  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history the allies are routed in the Battle of the Java Sea.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   1st weapon drop on Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   In the year 1942 hMAS PERTH (RAN) sunk in Sunda Strait, western Java by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   In the year 1942 race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Extermination begins at Sobibor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   In the year 1942 hMS EXETER sunk, East Indies, north west of Surabaya in Java Sea by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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