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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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

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   On this day in history japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship  

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

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   Tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history german occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, pres of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73  

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   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   On this day in history colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria  

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

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   Nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1942.  

Apr 30   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India.  

May 01   On this day in history radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star"  

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

May 02   68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4 on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1942 japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma  

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   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  

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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  

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   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858)  

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 on this day in history.  

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