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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jan 24   On this day in history musical "Star & Garter," premieres in NYC  

Jan 25   Eugene Samuel-Holeman, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1942.  

Jan 25   In the year 1942 lt General Rommels African corps reaches Msus  

Jan 26   On this day in history 1st US force in Europe during WW II go ashore in Northern Ireland  

Jan 26   In the year 1942 gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83  

Jan 26   Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German marshal Rommel in the year 1942.  

Jan 26   In the year 1942 the first US force in Europe during WWII goes ashore in Northern Ireland  

Jan 26   U.S. troops land in Northern Ireland to support the Allied effort during WWII on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Wartime Prices and Trade Board brings in sugar rationing; 12 ounces per person per week on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history -19F (-27.4C), Netherland's coldest day since 1850  

Jan 27   On this day in history -19F (-27.4C), Netherlands' coldest day since 1850  

Jan 27   On this day in history hMS THANET, sunk south east Malaya in South China Sea - by gunfire of Japanese 5.5in cruiser 'Sendai' and destroyers while attacking Japanese troop transports  

Jan 28   On this day in history general Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine  

Jan 28   On this day in history german troops occupy Benghazi Libya  

Jan 28   Pablo Luna y Carne, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1942 1st broadcast of Roy Plomley's "Desert Island Discs" on BBC  

Jan 29   German &Italian troops occupy Benghazi on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1942 ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer, dies at 92  

Jan 29   On this day in history peru &Ecuador sign Protocol of Rio (boundary determination)  

Jan 30   In the year 1942 hitler speaks at the Sports Palace in Berlin, "The war will end with the complete annihilation of the Jews."  

Jan 30   In the year 1942 japanese troops land on Ambon  

Jan 30   Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history 62 U boats sunk this month (327,000 ton)  

Feb 01   2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms on this day in history.  

Feb 02   LA Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans in the year 1942.  

Feb 02   Los Angeles Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1942 uS auto factories switch from commercial to war production  

Feb 03   On this day in history 1st Japanese air raid on Java  

Feb 03   On this day in history japanese air raid on Java  

Feb 04   Clinton Pierce becomes 1st US general wounded in action in WW II on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Clinton Pierce becomes first US General wounded in action in WWII in the year 1942.  

Feb 05   "Woman of the Year," starring Hepburn & Tracy opens at Radio City on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history "Woman of the Year," starring Hepburn &Tracy opens at Radio City  

Feb 05   In the year 1942 braves get Tommy Holmes from Yanks for Buddy Hassett &Gene Moore  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

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   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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

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

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

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