Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Aug 19 Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1942 lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France
Aug 20 On this day in history dim-out regulations implemented in SF
Aug 20 In the year 1942 the birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor
Aug 21 Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus on this day in history.
Aug 21 Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies on this day in history.
Aug 22 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy in the year 1942.
Aug 22 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1942.
Aug 23 In the year 1942 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal
Aug 24 Sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history battle of Milne Bay, Papua
Aug 25 George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39 in the year 1942.
Aug 25 In the year 1942 sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth
Aug 26 In the year 1942 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France
Aug 26 On this day in history 7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France
Aug 27 On this day in history cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
Aug 27 HMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean in the year 1942.
Aug 28 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100) in the year 1942.
Aug 28 In the year 1942 reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.
Aug 29 American Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program) in the year 1942.
Aug 30 Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
Aug 31 On this day in history battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
Aug 31 On this day in history von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle
Sep 02 In the year 1942 german troops enter Stalingrad
Sep 02 Sternbuch cable arrives at the Polish embassy in Washington, recounting the deportation of 100,000 Jews from Warsaw to death camps, and how Jewish babies were being used to produce soap and fertilizer for Germany industry on this day in history.
Sep 02 The Chief Rabbi of Norway, Julues Samuel, refuses to go into hiding and chooses to join 208 Norwegian Jews sent to Bergen Belsen on this day in history.
Sep 03 Ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career on this day in history.
Sep 04 Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany on this day in history.
Sep 05 Battle at Alam Halfa ends in the year 1942.
Sep 05 In the year 1942 the birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress
Sep 06 In the year 1942 56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64)
Sep 06 German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1942 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62)