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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Feb 19   First Japanese air raid on Darwin The city was bombed 64 times between feb 1942 and nov 1943 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   On this day in history japanese troop land on Timor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   On this day in history tommy Dorsey &his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt grants authority for the military to intern Japanese-Americans during WWII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   On this day in history guido Gasperini, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   In the year 1942 lieutenant E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   In the year 1942 lt E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   In the year 1942 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   On this day in history world War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapses.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 23   Japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood CA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   On this day in history japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, Calif  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   In the year 1942 stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Die Welt von Gestern), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   The Struma, a small cattle boat with 769 refugees heading illegally towards Palestine, is torpedoed, leaving one survivor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   In the year 1942 voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   In the year 1942 leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   On this day in history german battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bombs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1942 government starts evacuating 21,000 Japanese Canadians from coastal regions of British Columbia to interior work camps; under War Measures Act  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1942 werner Heisenberger informs Nazis about uranium project "Wunderwaffen"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   WWII Navy flier Don Mason sends message "Sighted sub sank same" in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   In the year 1942 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   First transport of French Jews to Nazi-Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history j S Hey discovers radio emissions from the Sun  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   In the year 1942 karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history the allies are routed in the Battle of the Java Sea.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   In the year 1942 1st weapon drop on Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   HMAS PERTH (RAN) sunk in Sunda Strait, western Java by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   Race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   In the year 1942 extermination begins at Sobibor.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   HMS EXETER sunk, East Indies, north west of Surabaya in Java Sea by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  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   On this day in history birth of cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1942.  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   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 on this day in history.  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   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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