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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Jul 18   In the year 1942 messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 18   The first legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 19   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 19   On this day in history 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 Whatsapp

Jul 20   In the year 1942 1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 20   On this day in history legion of Merit Medal authorized by congress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 20   On this day in history patric Cobb, British sea officer, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 21   On this day in history 8 die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Va  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 22   On this day in history 4th Russian Pantser army forms with 80 tanks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jul 22   On this day in history beginning of Warsaw ghetto "Aktion." 6,000 to 7,000 a day are deported to Treblinka.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

Jul 23   On this day in history andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 23   On this day in history german troops conquer Rostow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 24   HMCS St. Croix (Destroyer) sinks the U-90 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 24   Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 25   In the year 1942 german troops occupy Rostov  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 26   CAPT Joy Bright Hancock appointed Director, Women's Naval Reserve in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 26   RAF bombs Hamburg in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 27   On this day in history formation of Australian Women's Land Army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 27   William Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   On this day in history marty Brennaman, American sportscaster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   In the year 1942 nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 30   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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   FDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 31   Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   On this day in history german SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 02   250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   In the year 1942 henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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