Historical Events In 1942
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Nov 06 Nazis execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews in the year 1942.
Nov 07 1st US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French in the year 1942.
Nov 08 On this day in history hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall
Nov 08 On this day in history operation "Torch" began as US & British forces land in French N Africa
Nov 08 On this day in history u.S. forces land in French Africa with British naval and air units assisting.
Nov 08 On this day in history wWII Operation Torch begins as U.S. and British forces land in French North Africa.
Nov 09 On this day in history edna May Oliver, dies on 59th birthday
Nov 09 First 4,000 Lublin Jews are brought to be killed at the newly-organized camp at Majdanek, located outside Lublin in the year 1942.
Nov 09 In the year 1942 german occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
Nov 10 Philip Barry's "Without Love," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Nov 11 -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1942 anton H Blaauw, botanist (Perception of the Lichtes), dies at 60
Nov 11 In the year 1942 during WW II Germany completes their occupation of France
Nov 12 On this day in history in World War II, battle of Guadalcanal began
Nov 12 In the year 1942 north Africa west of Algiers is subdued by Allied forces.
Nov 13 Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal on this day in history.
Nov 13 Daniel J Callaghan, US spy (at Guadalcanal), dies in the year 1942.
Nov 13 On this day in history minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18
Nov 14 -Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal) in the year 1942.
Nov 15 In the year 1942 world War II: First flight of the Heinkel He 219.
Nov 16 Assault of US B-17 Flying Fortresses on airport at Sidi Ahmed in the year 1942.
Nov 17 In the year 1942 the birth of Martin Scorsese, American director
Nov 18 On this day in history thornton Wilders "Skin of our Teeth," premieres in NYC
Nov 19 On this day in history american fashion designer Calvin Klein was born
Nov 19 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Nov 19 Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden" in the year 1942.
Nov 19 In the year 1942 russia launches winter offensive against Germans along the Don front
Nov 19 The birth of Calvin Klein, American fashion designer on this day in history.
Nov 20 26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski on this day in history.
Nov 20 On this day in history operation Galvanic, under command of Vice Admiral Raymond Spruance, lands Navy, Marine, and Army forces on Tarawa and Makin.
Nov 21 Alcan Highway Completed (Road to Alaska) in the year 1942.
Nov 21 In the year 1942 hitler names fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein commander of the newly-created Army Group Don (Heeresgruppe Don)
Nov 21 James Barry M Hertzog, South African premier (1914-39), dies at 76 in the year 1942.
Nov 22 On this day in history gen-major Rodins 26th Pantser corp recaptures Ostrov