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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Jul 18   On this day in history messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 18   In the year 1942 the first legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 19   Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in US on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 19   In the year 1942 himmler sends a secret directive to SS Lieutenant General F.W. Kinger ordering the "resettlement" of the entire Jewish population of the General Government, to be completed by December 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Legion of Merit Medal authorized by congress in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Patric Cobb, British sea officer, dies in battle in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   In the year 1942 women's Army Auxiliary Corps began basic training at Fort Des Moines  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   8 die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Va in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   In the year 1942 4th Russian Pantser army forms with 80 tanks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jul 22   In the year 1942 beginning of Warsaw ghetto "Aktion." 6,000 to 7,000 a day are deported to Treblinka.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   Gas rationing begins along the Atlantic coast of the US to help the American war effort during WWII on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   Start of battle of the Kokoda Track, Papua on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   On this day in history hMCS St. Croix (Destroyer) sinks the U-90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   On this day in history irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   The Bureau of Aeronautics issued a Planning Directive calling for procurement of four Sikorsky helicopters for study and development by Navy and Coast Guard aviation forces in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   In the year 1942 german troops occupy Rostov  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 26   CAPT Joy Bright Hancock appointed Director, Women's Naval Reserve on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 26   In the year 1942 rAF bombs Hamburg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 26   On this day in history titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   Formation of Australian Women's Land Army on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   In the year 1942 william Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   Marty Brennaman, American sportscaster on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   On this day in history nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Russia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 29   In the year 1942 eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   In the year 1942 fDR signs act establishing WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). During World War II, over 80,000 officer and enlisted women served in the WAVES.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   In the year 1942 fDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   In the year 1942 francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   In the year 1942 german SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1942

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Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   In the year 1942 death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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