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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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   144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month in the year 1942.  

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) in the year 1942.  

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

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   Germany troop march into Woronezj on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz in the year 1942.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Jul 15   First deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland in the year 1942.  

Jul 15   Sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history french police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris  

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

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

Jul 17   Estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  

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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 06   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies in the year 1942.  

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