Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Aug 19 In the year 1942 honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France
Aug 19 Lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France in the year 1942.
Aug 20 In the year 1942 dim-out regulations implemented in SF
Aug 20 In the year 1942 the birth of Isaac Hayes, American film actor
Aug 21 On this day in history alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
Aug 21 Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies in the year 1942.
Aug 22 On this day in history brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
Aug 22 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1942.
Aug 23 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal in the year 1942.
Aug 24 Sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands in the year 1942.
Aug 25 In the year 1942 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 On this day in history sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth
Aug 26 In the year 1942 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France
Aug 26 7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France in the year 1942.
Aug 27 Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy in the year 1942.
Aug 27 On this day in history hMCS Oakville (Corvette) sinks a U-Boat in the Caribbean
Aug 28 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100) in the year 1942.
Aug 28 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1942 battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein
Aug 30 On this day in history nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
Aug 31 In the year 1942 battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
Aug 31 Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle in the year 1942.
Sep 02 German troops enter Stalingrad on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1942 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.
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 in the year 1942.
Sep 03 Ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career in the year 1942.
Sep 04 In the year 1942 transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
Sep 05 In the year 1942 battle at Alam Halfa ends
Sep 05 In the year 1942 the birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress
Sep 06 56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64) on this day in history.
Sep 06 German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad in the year 1942.
Sep 07 On this day in history 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62)