Historical Events In 1942
Friday, 16 April 2021
Jun 29 In the year 1942 following an inspection of Igor I. Sikorsky's VS-300 helicopter, Lieutenant Commander F. A. Erickson, USCG, recommended that helicopters be obtained for antisubmarine convoy duty and life-saving.
Jun 30 On this day in history 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month
Jun 30 In the year 1942 arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62
Jun 30 Australian troops raid Salamaua in the year 1942.
Jun 30 US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation in the year 1942.
Jul 03 In the year 1942 germany troop march into Sebastopol
Jul 04 In the year 1942 the birth of Prince Michael of Kent
Jul 04 On this day in history the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)
Jul 05 On this day in history 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11
Jul 05 Port Hope Ontario, Ian Fleming the first graduate of the Special 25 training school for spies; later member of MI5, creator of James Bond novels in the year 1942.
Jul 06 On this day in history 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York
Jul 07 On this day in history germany troop march into Woronezj
Jul 08 On this day in history catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83
Jul 09 On this day in history anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews
Jul 09 The birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor in the year 1942.
Jul 10 Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp on this day in history.
Jul 11 On this day in history first medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz.
Jul 11 Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau in the year 1942.
Jul 12 Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi) in the year 1942.
Jul 13 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1942 giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
Jul 13 In the year 1942 the birth of Harrison Ford, American actor
Jul 14 In the year 1942 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
Jul 14 Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt in the year 1942.
Jul 14 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies in the year 1942.
Jul 15 On this day in history 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz
Jul 15 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies in the year 1942.
Jul 15 In the year 1942 first deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland.
Jul 15 On this day in history sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at
Jul 16 French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15
Jul 17 On this day in history connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)
Jul 17 Estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record) in the year 1942.
Jul 18 On this day in history 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens