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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Oct 01   In the year 1942 bell P-59 Airacomet fighter, 1st US jet, makes maiden flight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 02   "Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 02   First self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 02   RMS"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 in the Atlantic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 03   FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 03   Launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 04   German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 05   In the year 1942 5,000 Jews of Dubno Russia massacred  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   On this day in history erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Oct 07   On this day in history 1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys nazi battalion in Stalingrad  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 08   Fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 08   In the year 1942 sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 09   On this day in history statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 10   1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 10   In the year 1942 richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   -Oct 12] Sea battle at Cape Esperance Guadalcanal in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   Battle of Cape Esperance begins In two-day battle, American task force stops Japanese attack on Guadalcanal and sinks two Japanese ships while losing only USS Duncan (DD-485) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   Battle of Cape Esperance begins: In two-day battle, American task force stops Japanese attack on Guadalcanal and sinks two Japanese ships while losing only USS Duncan (DD-485) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   In the year 1942 leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   In the year 1942 successful Russian counter attack through 37th Guard division  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   In the year 1942 uS navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 13   On this day in history the birth of Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 14   Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   On this day in history dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   In the year 1942 12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   In the year 1942 aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   On this day in history cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills 40,000 south of Calcutta India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   On this day in history hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 20   "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 20   May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   In the year 1942 elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   On this day in history 1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   In the year 1942 arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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