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Historical Events In 1942

Sunday, 03 July 2022

Apr 14   L Oterma discovers asteroid #2501 Lohja in the year 1942.  

Apr 15   George VI awards George Cross to people of Malta in the year 1942.  

Apr 15   George VI awards the George Cross to the people of Malta on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Robert Musil, Austrian writer (Mann ohne Eigenschaften), dies at 61 in the year 1942.  

Apr 16   In the year 1942 japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship  

Apr 17   In the year 1942 12 Lancasters bombs MAN-factory in Augsburg  

Apr 18   "Stars & Stripes" paper for US armed forces starts in the year 1942.  

Apr 18   In the year 1942 james H Doolittle bombed Tokyo & other Japanese cities  

Apr 18   On this day in history tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 20   German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach on this day in history.  

Apr 23   4-day allied bombing on Rostock begins in the year 1942.  

Apr 23   Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, pres of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73 in the year 1942.  

Apr 24   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Exeter  

Apr 24   The birth of Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Bath  

Apr 25   Paul Kornfeld, writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1942 coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria  

Apr 26   Colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1942 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll  

Apr 28   On this day in history nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast  

Apr 29   Japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history 1st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wi  

Apr 30   Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   The first submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wi on this day in history.  

Apr 30   The Toronto Stock Exchange Index hits wartime low of 84.8 on news of German victories in the year 1942.  

May 01   Japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India in the year 1942.  

May 01   Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star" on this day in history.  

May 01   Townsville put on invasion alert on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1942 68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4  

May 02   In the year 1942 japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma  

May 03   Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu & Tanambogo, Solomon Islands in the year 1942.  

May 03   Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu &Tanambogo, Solomon Islands in the year 1942.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1942

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  

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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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