Historical Events In 1942
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Jun 29 On this day in history 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 30 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month in the year 1942.
Jun 30 Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Australian troops raid Salamaua in the year 1942.
Jun 30 On this day in history uS Mint in New Orleans ceases operation
Jul 03 Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.
Jul 04 The birth of Prince Michael of Kent on this day in history.
Jul 04 The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1942 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 Anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1942 the birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor
Jul 10 In the year 1942 himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp
Jul 11 First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz in the year 1942.
Jul 11 On this day in history simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
Jul 12 On this day in history richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
Jul 13 On this day in history 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis
Jul 13 Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man) on this day in history.
Jul 13 The birth of Harrison Ford, American actor in the year 1942.
Jul 14 In the year 1942 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
Jul 14 On this day in history captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt
Jul 14 In the year 1942 neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies
Jul 15 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1942 denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies
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 in the year 1942.
Jul 17 On this day in history 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15
Jul 17 Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) in the year 1942.
Jul 17 On this day in history estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record)
Jul 18 On this day in history 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens