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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

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

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

Sep 10   British troops lands on Madagascar on this day in history.  

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

Sep 11   HMCS Charlottetown lost the Gulf of St. Lawrence in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history german forces attack Stalingrad  

Sep 13   German forces begin attack on Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

Sep 14   Battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal on this day in history.  

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

Sep 15   US aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history japanese attack on Port Moresby repelled  

Sep 18   Canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Gunther Hagg becomes world champ of all records from 1500m to 5000m in the year 1942.  

Sep 21   116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris in the year 1942.  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1942 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   General Blamey assumes command of Allied Land Forces in New Guinea on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history japanese withdrawal begins along Owen Stanley Trail starts  

Sep 27   On this day in history douglas Munro, only US Coast Guard with WW II-Med of Honor, dies  

Sep 27   In the year 1942 heavy German assault in Stalingrad  

Sep 28   On this day in history evelyn Thatcher, dies  

Sep 28   Luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1942.  

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 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   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   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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