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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Dec 11   In the year 1942 australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia  

Dec 12   In the year 1942 german offensive in South Western Stalingrad  

Dec 13   Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader on this day in history.  

Dec 14   In the year 1942 eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61  

Dec 15   Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs in the year 1942.  

Dec 15   Massachusetts issues first US vehicular license plate tabs in the year 1942.  

Dec 15   In the year 1942 the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities issued the first plastic license-plate tabs.  

Dec 16   Hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Allies condemn the Nazis for murdering Jews in the year 1942.  

Dec 17   Allies in London sentence German war criminals in the year 1942.  

Dec 18   In the year 1942 charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies  

Dec 20   1st Japanese bombing of Calcutta in the year 1942.  

Dec 20   Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

Dec 21   Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  

Dec 21   US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal in the year 1942.  

Dec 22   World War II: Adolf Hitler signs the order to develop the V-2 rocket as a weapon in the year 1942.  

Dec 23   Allies air attack on Den Helder on this day in history.  

Dec 24   1st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemunde, Germany on this day in history.  

Dec 24   First powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany in the year 1942.  

Dec 24   Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1942.  

Dec 24   The department of National Defence says there are now 681,615 volunteers and conscripts in the Canadian forces in the year 1942.  

Dec 25   Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Bosinier de la Chapelle, Fren murderer of adm Darlan, executed at 24 in the year 1942.  

Dec 26   In the year 1942 the Canadian-escorted convoy ONS-154 loses 14 ships to German U-boats in mid-Atlantic; gets 32 to Britain by Dec. 30.  

Dec 27   In the year 1942 1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use  

Dec 28   Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus in the year 1942.  

Dec 28   Robert Sullivan becomes first pilot to fly the Atlantic 100 times in the year 1942.  

Dec 29   Frank D Adams, Canadian geologist, dies at 83 in the year 1942.  

Dec 29   On this day in history jerry Summers, rocker  

Dec 31   In the year 1942 60 U boats sunk this month (330,000 ton)  

Dec 31   Commissioning of USS Essex (CV-9), first of new class of aircraft carriers, at Norfolk, VA in the year 1942.  

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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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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