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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

Jan 01   US & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis on this day in history.  

Jan 02   28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace on this day in history.  

Jan 02   German troops in Bardia surrender in the year 1942.  

Jan 02   The Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 american-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 nFL Pro Bowl: Chi Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24  

Jan 04   On this day in history premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 55 German tanks reach North-Africa  

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

Jan 06   1st around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper") on this day in history.  

Jan 06   The first around world flight by a Pan Am flying boat the "Pacific Clipper" in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 07   WW II siege of Bataan starts in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 wWII siege of Bataan starts  

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

Jan 08   In the year 1942 the birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician  

Jan 09   Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1942.  

Jan 09   US Joint Chiefs of Staff created in the year 1942.  

Jan 10   Elizabeth Monk and Suzanne Filion admitted to the Quebec Bar Quebec's first female lawyers on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1942 japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies  

Jan 10   In the year 1942 japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies  

Jan 11   -23F (-31C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record) in the year 1942.  

Jan 11   -23F (-31C), Kingston RI (state record) in the year 1942.  

Jan 11   Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 british troops reconquer Sollum  

Jan 12   Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   National War Labor Board created on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Allied Conference for war trials in the year 1942.  

Jan 13   German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies in the year 1942.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

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   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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