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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Nov 06   On this day in history nazis execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews  

Nov 07   On this day in history 1st US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French  

Nov 08   Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall in the year 1942.  

Nov 08   Operation "Torch" began as US & British forces land in French N Africa in the year 1942.  

Nov 08   On this day in history u.S. forces land in French Africa with British naval and air units assisting.  

Nov 08   WWII Operation Torch begins as U.S. and British forces land in French North Africa in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Philip Barry's "Without Love," premieres in NYC in the year 1942.  

Nov 11   -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal  

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   In the year 1942 -Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal)  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history the birth of Martin Scorsese, American director  

Nov 18   Thornton Wilders "Skin of our Teeth," premieres in NYC in the year 1942.  

Nov 19   American fashion designer Calvin Klein was born in the year 1942.  

Nov 19   Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1942 joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"  

Nov 19   In the year 1942 russia launches winter offensive against Germans along the Don front  

Nov 19   On this day in history the birth of Calvin Klein, American fashion designer  

Nov 20   26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Operation Galvanic, under command of Vice Admiral Raymond Spruance, lands Navy, Marine, and Army forces on Tarawa and Makin on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1942 alcan Highway Completed (Road to Alaska)  

Nov 21   Hitler names fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein commander of the newly-created Army Group Don (Heeresgruppe Don) on this day in history.  

Nov 21   James Barry M Hertzog, South African premier (1914-39), dies at 76 in the year 1942.  

Nov 22   In the year 1942 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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

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   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

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

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