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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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   In the year 1942 british troops lands on Madagascar  

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

Sep 11   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 german forces attack Stalingrad  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history 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   US aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Japanese attack on Port Moresby repelled in the year 1942.  

Sep 18   In the year 1942 canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history meulenberg robs of church bells  

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 in the year 1942.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Heavy German assault in Stalingrad on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1942 evelyn Thatcher, dies  

Sep 28   In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad  

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

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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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 in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1942.  

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