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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Sep 09   1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II) on this day in history.  

Sep 09   The first bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Or (WW2) in the year 1942.  

Sep 10   On this day in history british troops lands on Madagascar  

Sep 10   In the year 1942 nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63  

Sep 11   HMCS Charlottetown lost the Gulf of St. Lawrence on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1942 battle of Edson's Ridge begins at Guadalcanal  

Sep 13   In the year 1942 battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal  

Sep 13   German forces attack Stalingrad on this day in history.  

Sep 13   German forces begin attack on Stalingrad on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1942 battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal  

Sep 14   HMCS OTTAWA (RCN, ex 'Crusader'), sunk east of Newfoundland by 1 torpedo from German U.91 in the year 1942.  

Sep 14   HMS COVENTRY (AA), sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, northwest of Alexandria, Egypt by German Ju87 divebombers in the year 1942.  

Sep 14   On this day in history hMS SIKH, sunk off Tobruk, eastern Libya - by German shore batteries. during landings Royal Marines for British combined operations raid on Tobruk  

Sep 14   HMS ZULU,sunk NW of Alexandria, Egypt (c 32-00'N, 29-00'E) - by Italian/German force of Ju87 and Ju88 bombers, while returning to Alexandria after combined operations raid on Tobruk in the year 1942.  

Sep 15   On this day in history jack Singer, US war reporter (Wasp), dies  

Sep 15   On this day in history uS aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal  

Sep 16   In the year 1942 japanese attack on Port Moresby repelled  

Sep 18   Canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service in the year 1942.  

Sep 20   In the year 1942 gunther Hagg becomes world champ of all records from 1500m to 5000m  

Sep 21   116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Meulenberg robs of church bells in the year 1942.  

Sep 23   On this day in history auschwitz begins experimental gassing executions  

Sep 23   On this day in history hMAS VOYAGER (RAN),lost in the East Indies, south coast of Timor ran aground, possibly bombed by Japanese aircraft (sources vary) and destroyed by own forces.  

Sep 24   3,000 Tuczyn Jews are killed after resisting and escaping a Nazi attack. Only 15 survive in the year 1942.  

Sep 24   In the year 1942 general Blamey assumes command of Allied Land Forces in New Guinea  

Sep 24   HMS SOMALI lost north of Iceland after being stuck by 1 torpedo from German U.703 on 20th in Greenland Sea.floundered while being towed by 'Ashanti', went down in bad weather, 45 men lost on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history 2,000 Jews are deported to Treblinka after a Jewish council chairman, Abraham Gamzu, refuses Gestapo demands to deliver Jews.  

Sep 25   Japanese withdrawal begins along Owen Stanley Trail starts in the year 1942.  

Sep 27   In the year 1942 douglas Munro, only US Coast Guard with WW II-Med of Honor, dies  

Sep 27   On this day in history heavy German assault in Stalingrad  

Sep 28   Evelyn Thatcher, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad  

Sep 29   In the year 1942 32°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept  

Sep 30   On this day in history 98 U-boats sunk this month (485,000 tons)  

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

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1942 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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