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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Nov 23   In the year 1942 3rd & 5th Romanian army corp surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   On this day in history coast Guard Woman's Auxiliary (SPARS) authorized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   In the year 1942 steward Poon Lim set adrift for 133 days after his boat was torpedoed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   The V-173, a full-scale model of a fighter aircraft with an almost circular wing, made its first flight at the Vought-Sikorsky plant, Stratford, Conn. A military version of this aircraft, the XF5U-1, was constructed later but never flown in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 24   Fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein arrives in Starobelsk on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 24   The State Department confirms the existence of Nazi extermination camps and the murder of two million Jews to date in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 25   On this day in history national Organization for Aid to Underground, LO, forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   In the year 1942 "Casablanca" premieres at Hollywood Theatre, NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 27   A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for S Africa 1935-39), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 27   Bobby Managoff beats Yvon Robert in Houston, to become wrestling champ in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Nov 27   On this day in history french navy at Toulon scuttles ships and subs so Nazis don't take them  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 27   In the year 1942 the birth of Jimi Hendrix, American Guitarist and singer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   500 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   Nearly 500 die in a fire that destroyed Coconut Grove nightclub in Boston MA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   The first production Ford bomber, the B-24 Liberator, rolled off the assembly line at Ford's massive Willow Run plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   In the year 1942 world War II saw the U.S. government ask its people to make a truly noble sacrifice--forgoing coffee. The government put the pinch to caffeine addicts across the nation, announcing coffee rationing to help aid the war effort.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 29   In the year 1942 uS rations coffee  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   In the year 1942 -Dec 1st: Sea battle at Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 01   Gasoline rationed in US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   On this day in history 1st controlled nuclear chain reaction (Enrico Fermi-U of Chicago)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   Bob E Smith, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   In the year 1942 first successful nuclear chain reaction, created by physicists Enrico Fermi and Arthur Crompton  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   On this day in history the First controlled nuclear chain reaction (University of Chicago)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 03   Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   1st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   First US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey) in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   On this day in history uS bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   Buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 08   In the year 1942 8th Heisman Trophy Award: Frank Sinkwich, Georgia (HB)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 08   Eight PT boats (PT 36, PT 37, PT 40, PT 43, PT 44, PT 48, PT 59, and PT 109) turn back 8 Japanese destroyers attempting to reinforce Japanese forces on Guadalcanal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 10   Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people" on this day in history.  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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1942 leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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