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Historical Events In 1942

Friday, 16 April 2021

Jul 18   Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 19   In the year 1942 dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 19   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Legion of Merit Medal authorized by congress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 20   Women's Army Auxiliary Corps began basic training at Fort Des Moines on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 23   In the year 1942 german troops conquer Rostow  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jul 24   In the year 1942 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   German troops occupy Rostov on this day in history.  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   RAF bombs Hamburg in the year 1942.  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   On this day in history formation of Australian Women's Land Army  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   William Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   In the year 1942 marty Brennaman, American sportscaster  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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 30   German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  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   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  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   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 07   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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