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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 first 4,000 Lublin Jews are brought to be killed at the newly-organized camp at Majdanek, located outside Lublin.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 during WW II Germany completes their occupation of France  

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   In the year 1942 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   Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   World War II: First flight of the Heinkel He 219 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 17   In the year 1942 the birth of Martin Scorsese, American director  

Nov 18   Thornton Wilders "Skin of our Teeth," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   On this day in history russia launches winter offensive against Germans along the Don front  

Nov 19   In the year 1942 the birth of Calvin Klein, American fashion designer  

Nov 20   On this day in history 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   Alcan Highway Completed (Road to Alaska) in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

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

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   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

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 on this day in history.  

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