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Historical Events In 1942

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

Nov 07   1st US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French in the year 1942.  

Nov 08   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 u.S. forces land in French Africa with British naval and air units assisting.  

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

Nov 09   Edna May Oliver, dies on 59th birthday in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad  

Nov 11   Anton H Blaauw, botanist (Perception of the Lichtes), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   During WW II Germany completes their occupation of France on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In World War II, battle of Guadalcanal began in the year 1942.  

Nov 12   North Africa west of Algiers is subdued by Allied forces in the year 1942.  

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   Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18 in the year 1942.  

Nov 14   -Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   World War II: First flight of the Heinkel He 219 in the year 1942.  

Nov 16   Assault of US B-17 Flying Fortresses on airport at Sidi Ahmed on this day in history.  

Nov 17   The birth of Martin Scorsese, American director on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   American fashion designer Calvin Klein was born on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden" on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski  

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   In the year 1942 james Barry M Hertzog, South African premier (1914-39), dies at 76  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  

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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jan 06   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

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

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