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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history uS & 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis  

Jan 02   In the year 1942 28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace  

Jan 02   German troops in Bardia surrender on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history the Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 04   NFL Pro Bowl: Chi Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   55 German tanks reach North-Africa on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   1st around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper") in the year 1942.  

Jan 06   The first around world flight by a Pan Am flying boat the "Pacific Clipper" 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 07   WW II siege of Bataan starts in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   WWII siege of Bataan starts in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history the birth of Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician  

Jan 09   On this day in history joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  

Jan 09   In the year 1942 uS Joint Chiefs of Staff created  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies  

Jan 10   Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history -23F (-31C), Kingston RI (state record)  

Jan 11   On this day in history japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 british troops reconquer Sollum  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1942 national War Labor Board created  

Jan 13   Allied Conference for war trials on this day in history.  

Jan 13   German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast in the year 1942.  

Jan 13   On this day in history henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies  

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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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  

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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.  

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