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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

Dec 12   German offensive in South Western Stalingrad on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1942 eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs  

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

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

Dec 16   Hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan in the year 1942.  

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

Dec 17   In the year 1942 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   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   On this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

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   In the year 1942 allies air attack on Den Helder  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history jerry Summers, rocker  

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   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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