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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Jan 13   Interallied war trial conference publishes St James Declaration in the year 1942.  

Jan 14   In the year 1942 japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo  

Jan 15   On this day in history cubs, drop plans to install lights at Wrigley due to WW II  

Jan 15   In the year 1942 fDR asks commissioner to continue baseball during WWII  

Jan 15   In the year 1942 melvin Winfield Sheppard, runner (Olympic-gold-08, 12), dies at 58  

Jan 16   Actress Carole Lombard, and twenty other people, die in a plane crash near Las Vegas on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Barbara Lynn, [Ozen], US singer (You'll Lose a Good Thing), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Screen star Carole Lombard, her mother and 20 other people were killed in a commercial airliner crash near Las Vegas, Nev. Lombard was the wife of actor Clark Gable on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history william Knudsen becomes 1st civilian appointed a general in US army  

Jan 16   In the year 1942 william Knudsen becomes first civilian appointed a General in US army  

Jan 17   In the year 1942 frederick Jerome Work, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 18   Nazi's arrest Frans Goedhart & Wiardi Beckman in the year 1942.  

Jan 19   Japanese forces invade Burma on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Japanese forces invade Burma during World War 2 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers  

Jan 20   On this day in history japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain  

Jan 20   In the year 1942 japanese invade Burma  

Jan 20   In the year 1942 nazi officials decide on their "final solution" that calls for the extermination of Jews.  

Jan 20   Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee conference in Berlin deciding on "final solution" calling for extermination of Europe's Jews in the year 1942.  

Jan 20   On this day in history wannsee Conference Details of plan to murder 11,000,000 European Jews are drafted.  

Jan 20   Wannsee Conference: Details of plan to murder 11,000,000 European Jews are drafted in the year 1942.  

Jan 21   Bronx magistrate rules all pinball machines illegal on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history count Basie records "One O'Clock Jump"  

Jan 21   Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/musicologist/conductor, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1942 japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain  

Jan 21   In the year 1942 tito's partisans occupy Foca  

Jan 21   Unified partisan organization is established in the Vilna ghetto. Resistance organization set upon Kovno ghetto on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain  

Jan 22   Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81 in the year 1942.  

Jan 23   Japanese capture Rabaul, New Guinea on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1942 tank battle at Adzjedabia, African corps vs British army  

Jan 24   On this day in history battle of Makassar Strait, destroyer attack on Japanese convoy in first surface action in the Pacific during World War II  

Jan 24   In Ottawa Wartime Prices and Trade Board rations sugar to 3/4 lb per person per week; cut to 1/2 lb on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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