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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Aug 02   In the year 1942 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   British govt cancels agreement of Munich on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   In the year 1942 rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   In the year 1942 -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  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   Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Aug 08   6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland in the year 1942.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   In the year 1942 gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 11   In the year 1942 richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 12   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 the Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 15   5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel in the year 1942.  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   Submarines USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut land 222 Marines on Makin Island, first amphibious attack made from submarines on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab  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   First American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is in the year 1942.  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   In the year 1942 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   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  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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