Historical Events In 1942
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Dec 11 In the year 1942 australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia
Dec 12 German offensive in South Western Stalingrad in the year 1942.
Dec 13 Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Dec 13 Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader in the year 1942.
Dec 14 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61 in the year 1942.
Dec 15 Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs in the year 1942.
Dec 15 In the year 1942 massachusetts issues first US vehicular license plate tabs
Dec 15 The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities issued the first plastic license-plate tabs on this day in history.
Dec 16 Hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan in the year 1942.
Dec 17 In the year 1942 allies condemn the Nazis for murdering Jews.
Dec 17 Allies in London sentence German war criminals in the year 1942.
Dec 18 Charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies in the year 1942.
Dec 20 On this day in history 1st Japanese bombing of Calcutta
Dec 20 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 21 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 in the year 1942.
Dec 21 US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal in the year 1942.
Dec 22 In the year 1942 world War II: Adolf Hitler signs the order to develop the V-2 rocket as a weapon.
Dec 23 In the year 1942 allies air attack on Den Helder
Dec 24 1st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemunde, Germany in the year 1942.
Dec 24 First powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany in the year 1942.
Dec 24 On this day in history friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80
Dec 24 In the year 1942 the department of National Defence says there are now 681,615 volunteers and conscripts in the Canadian forces.
Dec 25 In the year 1942 vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32
Dec 26 Bosinier de la Chapelle, Fren murderer of adm Darlan, executed at 24 in the year 1942.
Dec 26 In the year 1942 the Canadian-escorted convoy ONS-154 loses 14 ships to German U-boats in mid-Atlantic; gets 32 to Britain by Dec. 30.
Dec 27 In the year 1942 1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use
Dec 28 On this day in history oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus
Dec 28 On this day in history robert Sullivan becomes first pilot to fly the Atlantic 100 times
Dec 29 In the year 1942 frank D Adams, Canadian geologist, dies at 83
Dec 29 Jerry Summers, rocker in the year 1942.
Dec 31 On this day in history 60 U boats sunk this month (330,000 ton)
Dec 31 In the year 1942 commissioning of USS Essex (CV-9), first of new class of aircraft carriers, at Norfolk, VA