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Historical Events In 1942

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May 03   Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   Luftwaffe bombs Exeter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   On this day in history nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Food first rationed in US in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   German occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   In the year 1942 pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   The Battle of the Coral Sea, a WWII clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began today on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 05   US begins rationing sugar during WWII in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   In the year 1942 cAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   In the year 1942 corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   In the year 1942 battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   On this day in history felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends; Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   German summer offensive opens in Crimea on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   HMS OLYMPUS, sunk off Malta Grand Harbour - German E-boat-laid mines. On passage with personnel from Malta to Gibraltar, including many of the crews of bombed submarines P.36 and P.39; few survivors on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 09   In the year 1942 68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1942 joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   German submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   On this day in history japanese troops conquer Kalewa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   Russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   On this day in history helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   Helicopter makes its first cross-country flight in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   In the year 1942 uS troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1942 the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1942 uS Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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