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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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   In the year 1942 dim-out regulations implemented in SF  

Aug 20   In the year 1942 the birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor  

Aug 21   On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus  

Aug 21   On this day in history kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies  

Aug 22   Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72  

Aug 23   1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  

Aug 24   Sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands in the year 1942.  

Aug 25   Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1942 george EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39  

Aug 25   On this day in history sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth  

Aug 26   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.  

Aug 29   In the year 1942 american Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program).  

Aug 30   Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1942 nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg  

Aug 31   In the year 1942 battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault  

Aug 31   In the year 1942 von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle  

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   The Chief Rabbi of Norway, Julues Samuel, refuses to go into hiding and chooses to join 208 Norwegian Jews sent to Bergen Belsen in the year 1942.  

Sep 03   Ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany in the year 1942.  

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   56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

Sep 07   62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62) on this day in history.  

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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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858)  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

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 on this day in history.  

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