Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 18 September 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 30 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month on this day in history.
Jun 30 Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62 in the year 1942.
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 In the year 1942 the first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)
Jul 05 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11 in the year 1942.
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 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York on this day in history.
Jul 07 Germany troop march into Woronezj on this day in history.
Jul 08 Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews
Jul 09 On this day in history the birth of Richard Roundtree, American actor
Jul 10 On this day in history himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp
Jul 11 First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz on this day in history.
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 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis in the year 1942.
Jul 13 Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man) in the year 1942.
Jul 13 The birth of Harrison Ford, American actor in the year 1942.
Jul 14 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork in the year 1942.
Jul 14 Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20 th NZ Battalion, won the second of two Victoria Crosses in Egypt on this day in history.
Jul 14 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies in the year 1942.
Jul 15 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz in the year 1942.
Jul 15 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1942 french police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris
Jul 17 In the year 1942 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15
Jul 17 In the year 1942 connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)
Jul 17 In the year 1942 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