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Historical Events In 1942

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Apr 14   On this day in history l Oterma discovers asteroid #2501 Lohja  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1942 george VI awards the George Cross to the people of Malta  

Apr 15   Robert Musil, Austrian writer (Mann ohne Eigenschaften), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history 12 Lancasters bombs MAN-factory in Augsburg  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1942 german occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach  

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

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

Apr 25   Luftwaffe bombs Bath on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1942 paul Kornfeld, writer, dies at 52  

Apr 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history belgium Jews are forced to wear stars  

Apr 27   On this day in history tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300  

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

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   Japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 02   Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

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   On this day in history 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   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, 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   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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