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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   In the year 1942 arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62  

Jun 30   Australian troops raid Salamaua on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Prince Michael of Kent  

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   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   Germany troop march into Woronezj on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   In the year 1942 anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews  

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   In the year 1942 first medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz.  

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   In the year 1942 giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)  

Jul 13   On this day in history the birth of Harrison Ford, American actor  

Jul 14   On this day in history 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork  

Jul 14   Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt in the year 1942.  

Jul 14   On this day in history neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies  

Jul 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.  

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

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

Jul 17   In the year 1942 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15  

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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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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