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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Jun 29   On this day in history following an inspection of Igor I. Sikorsky's VS-300 helicopter, Lieutenant Commander F. A. Erickson, USCG, recommended that helicopters be obtained for antisubmarine convoy duty and life-saving.  

Jun 30   On this day in history 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month  

Jun 30   Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62 in the year 1942.  

Jun 30   In the year 1942 australian troops raid Salamaua  

Jun 30   On this day in history uS Mint in New Orleans ceases operation  

Jul 03   In the year 1942 germany troop march into Sebastopol  

Jul 04   The birth of Prince Michael of Kent on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)  

Jul 05   On this day in history 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11  

Jul 05   In the year 1942 port Hope Ontario, Ian Fleming the first graduate of the Special 25 training school for spies; later member of MI5, creator of James Bond novels.  

Jul 06   On this day in history 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York  

Jul 07   In the year 1942 germany troop march into Woronezj  

Jul 08   On this day in history catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83  

Jul 09   Anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1942 the birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor  

Jul 10   On this day in history himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp  

Jul 11   First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau  

Jul 12   Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) in the year 1942.  

Jul 13   5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man) in the year 1942.  

Jul 13   The birth of Harrison Ford, American actor in the year 1942.  

Jul 14   1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork in the year 1942.  

Jul 14   Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1942 neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies  

Jul 15   In the year 1942 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz  

Jul 15   Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1942 first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.  

Jul 15   Sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at in the year 1942.  

Jul 16   In the year 1942 french police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris  

Jul 17   On this day in history 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15  

Jul 17   Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1942 estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record)  

Jul 18   1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens on this day in history.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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