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Historical Events In 1942

Friday, 16 April 2021

Aug 02   On this day in history friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   British govt cancels agreement of Munich in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   -8] Riots by Dutch Jews on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   On this day in history 1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   On this day in history american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   In the year 1942 anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   Richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Aug 08   "Monty" appointed commandant of British 8th Army at Alamein on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   In the year 1942 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   HMAS CANBERRA (RAN) sunk in the South West Pacific, SE of Savo Island off northern Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands - by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   HMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   In the year 1942 hMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 11   - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 11   On this day in history richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 12   British premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 12   On this day in history hMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum'.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   The Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 14   Dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 15   On this day in history 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 16   Premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   On this day in history 1st European bombing run undertaken by US forces  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   On this day in history submarines USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut land 222 Marines on Makin Island, first amphibious attack made from submarines  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   US bombers staged 1st independent raid on Europe attack Rouen, France in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   In the year 1942 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   In the year 1942 first American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   In the year 1942 george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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