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Historical Events In 1942

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 01   Malaria in Egypt in the year 1942.  

Mar 01   Suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews on this day in history.  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1942 14th Academy Awards  

Mar 02   14th Academy Awards "How Green was My Valley", Gary Cooper &Joan Fontaine win in the year 1942.  

Mar 02   In the year 1942 14th Academy Awards: "How Green was My Valley", Gary Cooper &Joan Fontaine win  

Mar 02   On this day in history admiral Helfrich departs Java for Ceylon  

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

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

Mar 03   On this day in history amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43  

Mar 03   First combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane in the year 1942.  

Mar 04   On this day in history yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer, dies at 62  

Mar 05   On this day in history bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia  

Mar 05   Japanese troop march into Batavia in the year 1942.  

Mar 07   On this day in history 15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta  

Mar 07   Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion in the year 1942.  

Mar 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma  

Mar 08   In the year 1942 jose R Capablanca, Cuban chess player (world champ 1927), dies at 53  

Mar 08   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschewitz Concentration Camp  

Mar 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  

Mar 12   In the year 1942 british troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal  

Mar 12   Enrique Morera, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1942.  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army  

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

Mar 14   Australians are required to carry identity cards in World War II on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history alexander van Zemlinsky, Aust/US composer (African Dance), dies at 70  

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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   In the year 1942 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   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858)  

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

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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