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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.  

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