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Historical Events In 1942

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jul 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in US  

Jul 19   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training in the year 1942.  

Jul 20   In the year 1942 legion of Merit Medal authorized by congress  

Jul 20   In the year 1942 patric Cobb, British sea officer, dies in battle  

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   4th Russian Pantser army forms with 80 tanks on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56  

Jul 23   German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history hMCS St. Croix (Destroyer) sinks the U-90  

Jul 24   In the year 1942 irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC  

Jul 24   In the year 1942 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.  

Jul 25   German troops occupy Rostov in the year 1942.  

Jul 26   In the year 1942 cAPT Joy Bright Hancock appointed Director, Women's Naval Reserve.  

Jul 26   RAF bombs Hamburg on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Formation of Australian Women's Land Army in the year 1942.  

Jul 27   William Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies in the year 1942.  

Jul 28   Marty Brennaman, American sportscaster on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto in the year 1942.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history fDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES)  

Jul 30   German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia in the year 1942.  

Jul 31   In the year 1942 francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer, dies at 79  

Jul 31   In the year 1942 german SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia  

Aug 02   250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp in the year 1942.  

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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 in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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