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Historical Events In 1942

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Apr 14   L Oterma discovers asteroid #2501 Lohja on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1942.  

Apr 23   4-day allied bombing on Rostock begins on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   Luftwaffe bombs Exeter on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history the birth of Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress  

Apr 25   Luftwaffe bombs Bath in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 27   In the year 1942 tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300  

Apr 28   "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast in the year 1942.  

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

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

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

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" on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1942 townsville put on invasion alert  

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

May 02   On this day in history japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma  

May 03   Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu & Tanambogo, Solomon Islands on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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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