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Historical Events In 1942

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Jan 13   In the year 1942 interallied war trial conference publishes St James Declaration  

Jan 14   Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo in the year 1942.  

Jan 15   In the year 1942 cubs, drop plans to install lights at Wrigley due to WW II  

Jan 15   On this day in history fDR asks commissioner to continue baseball during WWII  

Jan 15   Melvin Winfield Sheppard, runner (Olympic-gold-08, 12), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1942 actress Carole Lombard, and twenty other people, die in a plane crash near Las Vegas.  

Jan 16   Barbara Lynn, [Ozen], US singer (You'll Lose a Good Thing), dies in the year 1942.  

Jan 16   In the year 1942 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.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history william Knudsen becomes first civilian appointed a General in US army  

Jan 17   On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 18   In the year 1942 nazi's arrest Frans Goedhart & Wiardi Beckman  

Jan 19   In the year 1942 japanese forces invade Burma  

Jan 19   In the year 1942 japanese forces invade Burma during World War 2  

Jan 19   In the year 1942 titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers  

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

Jan 20   Japanese invade Burma on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 20   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history bronx magistrate rules all pinball machines illegal  

Jan 21   In the year 1942 count Basie records "One O'Clock Jump"  

Jan 21   On this day in history henryk Opienski, Polish composer/musicologist/conductor, dies at 72  

Jan 21   Japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   Japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1942 reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81  

Jan 23   On this day in history japanese capture Rabaul, New Guinea  

Jan 23   Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain in the year 1942.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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