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Historical Events In 1942

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Oct 01   Bell P-59 Airacomet fighter, 1st US jet, makes maiden flight in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 02   On this day in history first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 02   RMS"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338 in the Atlantic in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 03   In the year 1942 fDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 03   Launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 05   5,000 Jews of Dubno Russia massacred on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 06   Allied assault on oil installations of Bula Ceram on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 06   Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Oct 07   1 salvo Katjoesja-rocket destroys nazi battalion in Stalingrad on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 08   On this day in history fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 08   In the year 1942 sergei Chaplygin, Soviet engineer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 10   On this day in history richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   In the year 1942 -Oct 12] Sea battle at Cape Esperance Guadalcanal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   On this day in history 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).  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

Oct 14   Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   In the year 1942 german 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

Oct 18   In the year 1942 hitler orders allied commandos to be killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   On this day in history "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   On this day in history elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Jan 02   Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1942 birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  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   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1942

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

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  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   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   On this day in history george Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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