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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 18 September 2021

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   In the year 1942 luftwaffe bombs Exeter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands in the year 1942.  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   On this day in history food first rationed in US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   On this day in history german occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 05   British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 05   On this day in history uS begins rationing sugar during WWII  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   Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   Felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   On this day in history aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 08   On this day in history 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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 09   68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 german submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   Japanese troops conquer Kalewa in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 12   On this day in history nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   On this day in history russia occupies Crackow, until August 23, 1943  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   In the year 1942 helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   On this day in history helicopter makes its first cross-country flight  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   US troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms in the year 1942.  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   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 01   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  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   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  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   On this day in history 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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