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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Nov 06   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Edna May Oliver, dies on 59th birthday on this day in history.  

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   German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier in the year 1942.  

Nov 10   Philip Barry's "Without Love," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad  

Nov 11   On this day in history anton H Blaauw, botanist (Perception of the Lichtes), dies at 60  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1942 chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal  

Nov 13   On this day in history daniel J Callaghan, US spy (at Guadalcanal), dies  

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) in the year 1942.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1942 american fashion designer Calvin Klein was born  

Nov 19   Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1942.  

Nov 19   On this day in history joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"  

Nov 19   Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along the Don front on this day in history.  

Nov 19   The birth of Calvin Klein, American fashion designer on this day in history.  

Nov 20   26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history 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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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   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   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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