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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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