Historical Events In 1942
Friday, 27 November 2020
Jul 18 In the year 1942 messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight
Jul 18 In the year 1942 the first legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens
Jul 19 Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in US on this day in history.
Jul 19 In the year 1942 himmler sends a secret directive to SS Lieutenant General F.W. Kinger ordering the "resettlement" of the entire Jewish population of the General Government, to be completed by December 31.
Jul 20 1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training on this day in history.
Jul 20 Legion of Merit Medal authorized by congress in the year 1942.
Jul 20 Patric Cobb, British sea officer, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1942 women's Army Auxiliary Corps began basic training at Fort Des Moines
Jul 21 On this day in history 8 die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Va
Jul 22 In the year 1942 4th Russian Pantser army forms with 80 tanks
Jul 22 On this day in history beginning of Warsaw ghetto "Aktion." 6,000 to 7,000 a day are deported to Treblinka.
Jul 22 On this day in history gas rationing begins along the Atlantic coast of the US to help the American war effort during WWII.
Jul 22 On this day in history start of battle of the Kokoda Track, Papua
Jul 23 On this day in history andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
Jul 23 In the year 1942 german troops conquer Rostow
Jul 24 HMCS St. Croix (Destroyer) sinks the U-90 on this day in history.
Jul 24 Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Jul 24 The Bureau of Aeronautics issued a Planning Directive calling for procurement of four Sikorsky helicopters for study and development by Navy and Coast Guard aviation forces on this day in history.
Jul 25 German troops occupy Rostov in the year 1942.
Jul 26 CAPT Joy Bright Hancock appointed Director, Women's Naval Reserve on this day in history.
Jul 26 RAF bombs Hamburg on this day in history.
Jul 26 In the year 1942 titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies
Jul 27 Formation of Australian Women's Land Army in the year 1942.
Jul 27 In the year 1942 william Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies
Jul 28 On this day in history marty Brennaman, American sportscaster
Jul 28 Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto on this day in history.
Jul 28 Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Russia in the year 1942.
Jul 29 Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd on this day in history.
Jul 30 On this day in history fDR signs act establishing WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). During World War II, over 80,000 officer and enlisted women served in the WAVES.
Jul 30 FDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES) on this day in history.
Jul 30 German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia in the year 1942.
Jul 31 Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jul 31 German SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia in the year 1942.
Aug 02 In the year 1942 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp