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Historical Events In 1942

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Mar 16   In the year 1942 alexander van Zemlinsky, Austrian composer (African Dance), dies at 69  

Mar 17   Belzec Concentration Camp opens-30,000 Lublin Polish Jews transported in the year 1942.  

Mar 17   Extermination begins at Belzec on this day in history.  

Mar 17   General Doug MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1942 2 black players, Jackie Robinson & Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out  

Mar 18   In the year 1942 illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters  

Mar 19   FDR orders men between 45 & 64 to register for non military duty on this day in history.  

Mar 19   FDR orders men between 45 &64 to register for non military duty on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1942 secNav gave Civil Engineering Corps command of Seabees  

Mar 19   Thoroughbred Racing Association of US formed in Chicago on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history convoy PQ13 departs Reykjavik Iceland to Russia  

Mar 20   General MacArthur vows, "I shall return" in the year 1942.  

Mar 20   Major German assault on Malta on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Theodoro Valcarcel, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1942.  

Mar 21   In the year 1942 convoy QP9 departs Great Britain to Murmansk  

Mar 21   Heavy German assault on Malta in the year 1942.  

Mar 21   The Flying Tigers were incorporated into the U.S. Army Air Force on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history heavy German assault on Malta  

Mar 23   On this day in history 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported  

Mar 23   On this day in history japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean  

Mar 23   US move native-born of Japanese ancestry into detention centers on this day in history.  

Mar 25   700 Jews of Polish Lvov-district reach Belzec Concentration camp on this day in history.  

Mar 25   R&B vocalist Aretha Franklin born this day on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history 1st "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz & Birkenau Camps  

Mar 26   20 tons of gelignite kills 21 in a stone quarry in Easton PA in the year 1942.  

Mar 26   ADM King becomes both Chief of Naval Operations and Commander, U.S. Fleet on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1942 german offensive in North-Africa under Colonel-General Rommel  

Mar 26   On this day in history the first "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz &Birkenau Camps  

Mar 26   In the year 1942 the first 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec  

Mar 27   On this day in history -28] Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire  

Mar 27   Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire in the year 1942.  

Mar 27   In the year 1942 japanese still residing in California are told they must evacuate within 24 hours of receiving orders.  

Mar 27   Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 6 to retain heavyweight boxing title (New York NY) in the year 1942.  

Mar 27   In the year 1942 the Canadian Parliament passes War Appropriation (United Kingdom) Finance Act; $700 million British debt written off. The cost to each Canadian is $87  

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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   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

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   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

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

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   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1942.  

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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