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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  

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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   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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