Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Aug 19 On this day in history honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France
Aug 19 On this day in history lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France
Aug 20 Dim-out regulations implemented in SF on this day in history.
Aug 20 The birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor in the year 1942.
Aug 21 On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
Aug 21 In the year 1942 kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies
Aug 22 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy in the year 1942.
Aug 22 In the year 1942 henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
Aug 23 On this day in history 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal
Aug 24 On this day in history sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands
Aug 25 In the year 1942 battle of Milne Bay, Papua
Aug 25 George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39 on this day in history.
Aug 25 SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on this day in history.
Aug 26 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France in the year 1942.
Aug 26 In the year 1942 7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France
Aug 27 On this day in history cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
Aug 27 On this day in history hMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean
Aug 28 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100) in the year 1942.
Aug 28 In the year 1942 reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.
Aug 29 On this day in history american Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program).
Aug 30 In the year 1942 battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein
Aug 30 In the year 1942 nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
Aug 31 On this day in history battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
Aug 31 Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle on this day in history.
Sep 02 German troops enter Stalingrad on this day in history.
Sep 02 Sternbuch cable arrives at the Polish embassy in Washington, recounting the deportation of 100,000 Jews from Warsaw to death camps, and how Jewish babies were being used to produce soap and fertilizer for Germany industry on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1942 the Chief Rabbi of Norway, Julues Samuel, refuses to go into hiding and chooses to join 208 Norwegian Jews sent to Bergen Belsen.
Sep 03 In the year 1942 ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career.
Sep 04 In the year 1942 transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
Sep 05 Battle at Alam Halfa ends in the year 1942.
Sep 05 In the year 1942 the birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress
Sep 06 In the year 1942 56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64)
Sep 06 German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad in the year 1942.
Sep 07 On this day in history 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62)