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Historical Events In 1942

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 29   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 in the year 1942.  

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   Australian troops raid Salamaua on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1942 uS Mint in New Orleans ceases operation  

Jul 03   Germany troop march into Sebastopol in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 04   The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 05   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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history germany troop march into Woronezj  

Jul 08   Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 09   The birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1942 himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp  

Jul 11   On this day in history first medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz.  

Jul 11   Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau in the year 1942.  

Jul 12   Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) on this day in history.  

Jul 13   5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis in the year 1942.  

Jul 13   On this day in history giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)  

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

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

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

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

Jul 15   1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz on this day in history.  

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

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   3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15 in the year 1942.  

Jul 17   Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) in the year 1942.  

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

Jul 18   In the year 1942 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

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

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

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