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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Mar 01   Malaria in Egypt on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews  

Mar 01   In the year 1942 tito establishes 2nd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia  

Mar 02   14th Academy Awards in the year 1942.  

Mar 02   14th Academy Awards "How Green was My Valley", Gary Cooper &Joan Fontaine win on this day in history.  

Mar 02   14th Academy Awards: "How Green was My Valley", Gary Cooper &Joan Fontaine win on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Admiral Helfrich departs Java for Ceylon on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history hMS STRONGHOLD, sunk south of Java - by gunfire from Japanese 8in cruiser 'Maya' and destroyers.  

Mar 02   In the year 1942 ten Jews are hung in Zdunsk Wola near Lodz as substitutes for "the 10 hanged sons of Haman."  

Mar 03   Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   First combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1942.  

Mar 05   Bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia in the year 1942.  

Mar 05   On this day in history japanese troop march into Batavia  

Mar 07   15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta in the year 1942.  

Mar 07   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  

Mar 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1942 the first cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee  

Mar 08   First Japanese landings in New Guinea in the year 1942.  

Mar 08   On this day in history japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma  

Mar 08   On this day in history jose R Capablanca, Cuban chess player (world champ 1927), dies at 53  

Mar 08   On this day in history kNIL, Dutch colonial army on Java, surrenders to Japanese armies  

Mar 09   Construction of the Alaska Highway began on this day in history.  

Mar 11   1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschewitz Concentration Camp in the year 1942.  

Mar 11   In the year 1942 general MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia  

Mar 11   Japanese troop land on North-Sumatra in the year 1942.  

Mar 11   the first deportation train leaves Paris France for Auschewitz Concentration Camp on this day in history.  

Mar 12   British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal in the year 1942.  

Mar 12   Enrique Morera, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   The birth of Brian O'Hara, Lead singer with the 'Fourmost' group in the year 1942.  

Mar 13   Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army in the year 1942.  

Mar 13   Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes first woman colonel in US army on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history australians are required to carry identity cards in World War II  

Mar 15   Alexander van Zemlinsky, Aust/US composer (African Dance), dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   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 in the year 1942.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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