Historical Events In 1942
Friday, 16 April 2021
Aug 19 Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France in the year 1942.
Aug 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 1942 alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
Aug 21 In the year 1942 kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies
Aug 22 In the year 1942 brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
Aug 22 In the year 1942 henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
Aug 23 In the year 1942 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal
Aug 24 On this day in history sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands
Aug 25 Battle of Milne Bay, Papua in the year 1942.
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 On this day in history 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France
Aug 26 7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1942 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 In the year 1942 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)
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) in the year 1942.
Aug 30 Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein in the year 1942.
Aug 30 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1942.
Sep 03 On this day in history ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, begins his solo singing career.
Sep 04 On this day in history transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
Sep 05 On this day in history battle at Alam Halfa ends
Sep 05 The birth of Raquel Welch, American film actress in the year 1942.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 07 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62) in the year 1942.