Historical Events In 1942
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Sep 09 In the year 1942 1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II)
Sep 09 The first bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Or (WW2) in the year 1942.
Sep 10 In the year 1942 british troops lands on Madagascar
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 In the year 1942 german forces attack Stalingrad
Sep 13 German forces begin attack on Stalingrad on this day in history.
Sep 14 Battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal in the year 1942.
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 On this day in history hMS COVENTRY (AA), sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, northwest of Alexandria, Egypt by German Ju87 divebombers.
Sep 14 In the year 1942 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Sep 21 116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris in the year 1942.
Sep 22 In the year 1942 meulenberg robs of church bells
Sep 23 On this day in history auschwitz begins experimental gassing executions
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 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 In the year 1942 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad
Sep 29 On this day in history 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)