Historical Events In 1942
Monday, 21 September 2020
Aug 19 In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.
Aug 20 The birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor in the year 1942.
Aug 21 Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus on this day in history.
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 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1942.
Aug 23 In the year 1942 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal
Aug 24 In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.
Aug 25 In the year 1942 sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth
Aug 26 On this day in history 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France
Aug 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1942 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 American Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program) in the year 1942.
Aug 30 Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein in the year 1942.
Aug 30 On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.
Sep 02 German troops enter Stalingrad in the year 1942.
Sep 02 On this day in history 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.
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 Ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career in the year 1942.
Sep 04 Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany on this day in history.
Sep 05 Battle at Alam Halfa ends in the year 1942.
Sep 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history german advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad
Sep 07 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62) on this day in history.