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Thursday, 19 April 2018

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

Feb 19   In the year 1942 japanese troop land on Timor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   Tommy Dorsey &his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah" in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   On this day in history lieutenant E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers  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   World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapses on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 23   Japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, Calif on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   Stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Die Welt von Gestern), dies at 60 on this day in history.  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   Voice of America begins broadcasting (in German) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   In the year 1942 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   German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bombs in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Werner Heisenberger informs Nazis about uranium project "Wunderwaffen" on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 27   In the year 1942 j S Hey discovers radio emissions from the Sun  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   The allies are routed in the Battle of the Java Sea in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   1st weapon drop on Netherlands in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   On this day in history race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  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   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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