Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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