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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1942 german troops in Bardia surrender  

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

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

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly to Florida in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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

Jan 06   The first around world flight by a Pan Am flying boat the "Pacific Clipper" on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies on this day in history.  

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

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   British troops reconquer Sollum in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 dutch troops on Tarakan surrender  

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

Jan 12   National War Labor Board created in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1942 german U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast  

Jan 13   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 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   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

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

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

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

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

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