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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Mar 01   In the year 1942 malaria in Egypt  

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

Mar 01   Tito establishes 2nd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Mar 02   Admiral Helfrich departs Java for Ceylon in the year 1942.  

Mar 02   HMS STRONGHOLD, sunk south of Java - by gunfire from Japanese 8in cruiser 'Maya' and destroyers in the year 1942.  

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   Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43 in the year 1942.  

Mar 03   In the year 1942 first combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane  

Mar 04   In the year 1942 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   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  

Mar 07   In the year 1942 nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed  

Mar 07   The first cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee in the year 1942.  

Mar 08   On this day in history first Japanese landings in New Guinea.  

Mar 08   In the year 1942 japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history general MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia  

Mar 11   On this day in history japanese troop land on North-Sumatra  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

Mar 14   Australians are required to carry identity cards in World War II in the year 1942.  

Mar 15   In the year 1942 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   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  

Jan 08   In the year 1942 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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