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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Dec 11   Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia on this day in history.  

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

Dec 13   On this day in history eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78  

Dec 13   In the year 1942 seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader  

Dec 14   On this day in history eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61  

Dec 15   In the year 1942 massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs  

Dec 15   On this day in history massachusetts issues first US vehicular license plate tabs  

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

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   On this day in history charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies  

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

Dec 20   In the year 1942 jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63  

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

Dec 21   On this day in history uS Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal  

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

Dec 23   On this day in history allies air attack on Den Helder  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history first powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history the department of National Defence says there are now 681,615 volunteers and conscripts in the Canadian forces.  

Dec 25   Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1942.  

Dec 26   In the year 1942 bosinier de la Chapelle, Fren murderer of adm Darlan, executed at 24  

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   1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   On this day in history frank D Adams, Canadian geologist, dies at 83  

Dec 29   Jerry Summers, rocker in the year 1942.  

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

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

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  

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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

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

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