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Historical Events For 1942

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Feb 19   First Japanese air raid on Darwin The city was bombed 64 times between feb 1942 and nov 1943 in the year 1942.  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   U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt grants authority for the military to intern Japanese-Americans during WWII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   Guido Gasperini, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 lt E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers  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   US male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, Calif  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 24   In the year 1942 the Struma, a small cattle boat with 769 refugees heading illegally towards Palestine, is torpedoed, leaving one survivor.  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   On this day in history leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   On this day in history werner Heisenberger informs Nazis about uranium project "Wunderwaffen"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   WWII Navy flier Don Mason sends message "Sighted sub sank same" in the year 1942.  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   Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 1st weapon drop on Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 28   On this day in history japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies  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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   HMS EXETER sunk, East Indies, north west of Surabaya in Java Sea by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force on this day in history.  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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Famous Birthdays In 1942

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  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   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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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