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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Sep 09   In the year 1942 1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II)  

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

Sep 10   British troops lands on Madagascar in the year 1942.  

Sep 10   On this day in history nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63  

Sep 11   On this day in history hMCS Charlottetown lost the Gulf of St. Lawrence  

Sep 12   Battle of Edson's Ridge begins at Guadalcanal on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal  

Sep 13   On this day in history german forces attack Stalingrad  

Sep 13   In the year 1942 german forces begin attack on Stalingrad  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history hMCS OTTAWA (RCN, ex 'Crusader'), sunk east of Newfoundland by 1 torpedo from German U.91.  

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

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

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   Jack Singer, US war reporter (Wasp), dies in the year 1942.  

Sep 15   US aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  

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

Sep 18   On this day in history canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service  

Sep 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 25   In the year 1942 japanese withdrawal begins along Owen Stanley Trail starts  

Sep 27   Douglas Munro, only US Coast Guard with WW II-Med of Honor, dies in the year 1942.  

Sep 27   In the year 1942 heavy German assault in Stalingrad  

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

Sep 28   Luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

Sep 29   On this day in history 32°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept  

Sep 30   98 U-boats sunk this month (485,000 tons) in the year 1942.  

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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   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

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

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   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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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