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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

Mar 17   On this day in history belzec Concentration Camp opens-30,000 Lublin Polish Jews transported  

Mar 17   Extermination begins at Belzec in the year 1942.  

Mar 17   General Doug MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander in the year 1942.  

Mar 18   2 black players, Jackie Robinson & Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters in the year 1942.  

Mar 19   On this day in history fDR orders men between 45 & 64 to register for non military duty  

Mar 19   On this day in history fDR orders men between 45 &64 to register for non military duty  

Mar 19   On this day in history secNav gave Civil Engineering Corps command of Seabees  

Mar 19   Thoroughbred Racing Association of US formed in Chicago in the year 1942.  

Mar 20   In the year 1942 convoy PQ13 departs Reykjavik Iceland to Russia  

Mar 20   On this day in history general MacArthur vows, "I shall return"  

Mar 20   On this day in history major German assault on Malta  

Mar 20   On this day in history theodoro Valcarcel, composer, dies at 41  

Mar 21   Convoy QP9 departs Great Britain to Murmansk on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Heavy German assault on Malta on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1942 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported  

Mar 23   Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean in the year 1942.  

Mar 23   In the year 1942 uS move native-born of Japanese ancestry into detention centers  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1942 r&B vocalist Aretha Franklin born this day.  

Mar 26   In the year 1942 1st "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz & Birkenau Camps  

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

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

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   On this day in history the first 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec  

Mar 27   -28] Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire in the year 1942.  

Mar 27   On this day in history allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  

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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

Jan 06   Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  

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