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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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

Sep 09   On this day in history the first bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Or (WW2)  

Sep 10   In the year 1942 british troops lands on Madagascar  

Sep 10   Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history battle of Edson's Ridge begins at Guadalcanal  

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

Sep 13   German forces attack Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal  

Sep 14   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   HMS SIKH, sunk off Tobruk, eastern Libya - by German shore batteries. during landings Royal Marines for British combined operations raid on Tobruk in the year 1942.  

Sep 14   In the year 1942 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  

Sep 15   Jack Singer, US war reporter (Wasp), dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

Sep 22   Meulenberg robs of church bells on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Auschwitz begins experimental gassing executions in the year 1942.  

Sep 23   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 in the year 1942.  

Sep 24   On this day in history 3,000 Tuczyn Jews are killed after resisting and escaping a Nazi attack. Only 15 survive.  

Sep 24   General Blamey assumes command of Allied Land Forces in New Guinea on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history 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  

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

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

Sep 28   In the year 1942 evelyn Thatcher, dies  

Sep 28   Luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858)  

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

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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