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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

May 30   On this day in history reichsführer Himmler arrives in Prague  

May 30   US aircraft carrier Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor on this day in history.  

May 31   Japanese midget submarines raid Sydney Harbour on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Canterbury  

May 31   In the year 1942 reinhard Heydrich, German protector of Bohemia & Moravia, assassinated  

Jun 01   On this day in history ernest Pingoud, composer, dies at 53  

Jun 01   In the year 1942 treblinka opens.  

Jun 02   On this day in history red Sox star Ted Williams enlists as a Navy aviator  

Jun 02   The birth of Barry Levinson, American film director in the year 1942.  

Jun 03   On this day in history battle of Midway Island begins  

Jun 04   On this day in history battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II  

Jun 04   Battle of Midway begins; Japan's first major defeat in WW II in the year 1942.  

Jun 04   Capitol Record Co opens for business in the year 1942.  

Jun 04   On this day in history japanese suffer heavy losses at Midway Island  

Jun 04   In the year 1942 reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemia/Moravia (Lidice)), dies  

Jun 04   The Battle of Midway begins in the year 1942.  

Jun 05   British offensive in North Africa under general Ritchie in the year 1942.  

Jun 05   Eichmann officially notes that since December 1941, 97,000 people have been "processed" in three gas-vans in the year 1942.  

Jun 06   1st nylon parachute jump (Hartford Ct-Adeline Gray) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Japanese are turned back at the Battle of Midway in the year 1942.  

Jun 06   Japanese forces retreat, ending Battle of Midway in the year 1942.  

Jun 06   On this day in history nazis burn village of Lidice Bohemia, as reprisal of killing Heydrich  

Jun 06   The first nylon parachute jump (Hartford Ct-Adeline Gray) in the year 1942.  

Jun 07   In the year 1942 battle of Midway ends: Adm Nimitz wins 1st WW II naval defeat of Japan  

Jun 07   USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Bing Cosby records "Silent Night" on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Eisenhower is appointed Commanding General of the European Theater of Operations in the year 1942.  

Jun 08   Tobruk in the African Desert falls to Germans; Axis claims 25,000 prisoners in the year 1942.  

Jun 09   In the year 1942 adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in Gerbrandy govt  

Jun 10   Jean François van Royen, Sect-Gen of Concentration Camp Amersfoort, dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

Jun 10   On this day in history massacre at Lidice (Czechoslovakia) Gestapo kills 173  

Jun 10   Massacre at Lidice (Czechoslovakia), Gestapo kills 173 in the year 1942.  

Jun 11   On this day in history german army defeated at El-Alamein North Africa  

Jun 11   US & USSR sign Lend-Lease agreement during WW II in the year 1942.  

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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   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

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 in the year 1942.  

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 CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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