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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

May 14   US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   Australian troops reinforce Port Moresby in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   Gasoline first rationed in US (17 Eastern States) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   On this day in history movement of POWs ("A Force") to Thailand from Singapore for work on the Burma-Thailand Railway  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   In the year 1942 nazi occupiers in Netherlands arrests 2,000 Dutch officers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   On this day in history 1st transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist, dies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   In the year 1942 the first transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 17   On this day in history dutch SS vows loyalty to Hitler  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   NYC ends night baseball games for rest of WW II on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 19   On this day in history braves Paul Waner is 3rd NLer to get 3,000 hits (Anson & Wagner)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 20   US Navy 1st permitted black recruits to serve in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 20   In the year 1942 uS Navy first permitted black recruits to serve  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Great-Britain convoy PQ16 departs to Russia in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   México declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Mexico declares war on nazi-Germany & Japan in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 23   Kanga Force moved to Wau, Papua New Guinea in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   On this day in history belgian Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   Tank battle at Bir Hakeim African corps vs British army on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   Tank battle at Bir Hakeim: African corps vs British army in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   On this day in history dorie Miller, awarded navy cross for deeds at Pearl Harbor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   Hitler orders 10,000 Czechoslovakians murdered in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   In the year 1942 italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   In the year 1942 top German Nazi Reinhard Heydrich is shot & mortally wounded in Prague  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   On this day in history 1,800 Czechoslovakians murdered by Nazis during attack on Heydrich  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   In the year 1942 1,800 Czechs murdered by Nazis during attack on Heydrich  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   Actor John Barrymore dies in Hollywood at age 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   Bing Crosby records "White Christmas" greatest selling record to date in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   In the year 1942 bing Crosby records "White Christmas," greatest selling record to date  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   On this day in history hMAS Perth damaged during Crete evacuation  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   On this day in history john Barrymore, US actor (Beloved Rogue, Dinner at 8), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   In the year 1942 1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WWII  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   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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