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Historical Events In 1942

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

Apr 15   On this day in history george VI awards George Cross to people of Malta  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1942 robert Musil, Austrian writer (Mann ohne Eigenschaften), dies at 61  

Apr 16   Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship in the year 1942.  

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

Apr 18   "Stars & Stripes" paper for US armed forces starts on this day in history.  

Apr 18   James H Doolittle bombed Tokyo & other Japanese cities in the year 1942.  

Apr 18   Tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup in the year 1942.  

Apr 20   German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Exeter  

Apr 24   In the year 1942 the birth of Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress  

Apr 25   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Bath  

Apr 25   On this day in history paul Kornfeld, writer, dies at 52  

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

Apr 26   Colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria in the year 1942.  

Apr 27   Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars in the year 1942.  

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   In the year 1942 nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast  

Apr 29   Japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road in the year 1942.  

Apr 30   In the year 1942 1st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wi  

Apr 30   In the year 1942 catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51  

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

Apr 30   The Toronto Stock Exchange Index hits wartime low of 84.8 on news of German victories on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India.  

May 01   Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star" in the year 1942.  

May 01   On this day in history townsville put on invasion alert  

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

May 02   Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma in the year 1942.  

May 03   In the year 1942 japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu & Tanambogo, Solomon Islands  

May 03   In the year 1942 japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu &Tanambogo, Solomon Islands  

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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 in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  

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

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