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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jun 12   On this day in history anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present (Amsterdam)  

Jun 12   Tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history walter Leigh, composer, dies at 36  

Jun 13   In the year 1942 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km  

Jun 13   First V-2 rocket launch, Peenemnde, Germany; reached 1.3 km on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1942 1st bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport Ct  

Jun 14   In the year 1942 the first bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport Ct  

Jun 14   Walt Disney's "Bambi" is released on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Vera Figner, writer, dies in the year 1942.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 1st WW II American expeditionary force lands in Africa (Gold Coast)  

Jun 17   HMS WILD SWAN, sunk in the North Atlantic off south west Ireland (c 50-00'N, 11-00'W) - by German Ju88 bombers in the year 1942.  

Jun 17   On this day in history the first WW II American expeditionary force lands in Africa (Gold Coast)  

Jun 18   On this day in history adolf Opalka, Czech resistance fighter, shot down  

Jun 18   In the year 1942 bernard W Robinson, becomes 1st black ensign in US Navy  

Jun 18   On this day in history bernard W Robinson, becomes first black ensign in US Navy  

Jun 18   On this day in history eric Nessler of France stays aloft in a glider for 38h21m  

Jun 19   On this day in history paul Waner, is 7th to get 3,000 baseball hits  

Jun 20   On this day in history adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews  

Jun 20   Japanese submarine shells isolated Estevan Point on Vancouver Island, with little damage; only time Canadian land territory under fire in World War II on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1942 129ø F (54ø C), Tirat Zevi, Israel (Asian record)  

Jun 21   In the year 1942 129°F (54°C), Tirat Zevi, Israel (Asian record)  

Jun 21   In the year 1942 rommel takes Tobruk in North Africa  

Jun 22   On this day in history japanese submarine in mouth of Columbia River, Oregon  

Jun 23   On this day in history world War II: Germany's latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf FW190 is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.  

Jun 24   Admiral Ernest King orders Tulagi (Solomon Island) reconquered on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history british RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)  

Jun 25   In the year 1942 hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

Jun 25   On this day in history patrick Michael Mitchell, Ottawa, one of FBI's most wanted  

Jun 26   German assault on British at Mersa Matruh on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history fBI captures 8 Nazi saboteurs from a sub off NY's Long Island  

Jun 27   In the year 1942 fBI captures 8 Nazi saboteurs that came from from a sub off NY's Long Island  

Jun 28   On this day in history col-gen Von Hoth' 6th Pantser enters Voronezj  

Jun 28   Germany and Italian Armies reach El Alamein, prepare for attack in Suez area in the year 1942.  

Jun 29   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch's 7th Symphony, premieres  

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

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

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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  

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   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   In the year 1942 death of emma CalvĂ©, 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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