Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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 US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation on this day in history.
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 In the year 1942 the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)
Jul 05 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11 on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history 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 In the year 1942 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York
Jul 07 Germany troop march into Woronezj on this day in history.
Jul 08 Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1942.
Jul 10 Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp in the year 1942.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
Jul 13 In the year 1942 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis
Jul 13 On this day in history giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
Jul 13 In the year 1942 the birth of Harrison Ford, American actor
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 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies on this day in history.
Jul 15 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz in the year 1942.
Jul 15 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies in the year 1942.
Jul 15 On this day in history first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.
Jul 15 Sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at on this day in history.
Jul 16 French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris in the year 1942.
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) 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 In the year 1942 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens