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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 31 October 2020

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

May 03   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Exeter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 03   Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   Battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   On this day in history food first rationed in US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 04   Pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   In the year 1942 the Battle of the Coral Sea, a WWII clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began today  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

May 06   CAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   Corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   On this day in history battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 08   Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 08   In the year 1942 german summer offensive opens in Crimea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

May 09   68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

May 11   Japanese troops conquer Kalewa in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   On this day in history 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 13   On this day in history helicopter makes its first cross-country flight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   US troops replace New Zealanders in Fiji on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   On this day in history the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps (WACS) is established  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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