Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Jun 29 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 in the year 1942.
Jun 30 In the year 1942 144 U boats (700,000 ton) sunk this month
Jun 30 Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62 on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history australian troops raid Salamaua
Jun 30 US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation on this day in history.
Jul 03 Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history the birth of Prince Michael of Kent
Jul 04 The first American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II) on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history 1st performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Choros 6/9/11
Jul 05 In the year 1942 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.
Jul 06 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York in the year 1942.
Jul 07 On this day in history germany troop march into Woronezj
Jul 08 In the year 1942 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 First medical experiments are performed at Auschwitz on this day in history.
Jul 11 Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1942 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 On this day in history giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
Jul 13 On this day in history the birth of Harrison Ford, American actor
Jul 14 In the year 1942 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
Jul 14 In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.
Jul 15 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies in the year 1942.
Jul 15 First deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland on this day in history.
Jul 15 Sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at on this day in history.
Jul 16 French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris in the year 1942.
Jul 17 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15 on this day in history.
Jul 17 Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968) in the year 1942.
Jul 17 Estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record) on this day in history.
Jul 18 On this day in history 1st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens