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Historical Events In 1942

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

Dec 12   On this day in history german offensive in South Western Stalingrad  

Dec 13   Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1942.  

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

Dec 14   Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61 in the year 1942.  

Dec 15   Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Massachusetts issues first US vehicular license plate tabs on this day in history.  

Dec 15   The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities issued the first plastic license-plate tabs on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1942 hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan  

Dec 17   On this day in history allies condemn the Nazis for murdering Jews.  

Dec 17   On this day in history allies in London sentence German war criminals  

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

Dec 20   1st Japanese bombing of Calcutta on this day in history.  

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

Dec 21   In the year 1942 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history world War II: Adolf Hitler signs the order to develop the V-2 rocket as a weapon.  

Dec 23   In the year 1942 allies air attack on Den Helder  

Dec 24   In the year 1942 1st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemunde, Germany  

Dec 24   In the year 1942 first powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany  

Dec 24   In the year 1942 friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80  

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

Dec 25   In the year 1942 vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32  

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

Dec 26   The Canadian-escorted convoy ONS-154 loses 14 ships to German U-boats in mid-Atlantic; gets 32 to Britain by Dec. 30 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history 1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use  

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

Dec 28   On this day in history robert Sullivan becomes first pilot to fly the Atlantic 100 times  

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

Dec 29   Jerry Summers, rocker in the year 1942.  

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

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

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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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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