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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

May 03   Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   On this day in history 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   Battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air) in the year 1942.  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   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 in the year 1942.  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

May 05   On this day in history uS begins rationing sugar during WWII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 08   In the year 1942 aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea  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   On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   In the year 1942 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   German submarine U-S53 torpedoes British steamer Nicoya and Dutch ship Leno near Anticosti Island, Quebec on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz  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   Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River on this day in history.  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   Helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   Helicopter makes its first cross-country flight on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1942

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  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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