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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Feb 19   On this day in history first Japanese air raid on Darwin The city was bombed 64 times between feb 1942 and nov 1943  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 19   On this day in history japanese troop land on Timor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 19   Tommy Dorsey &his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah" in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 19   In the year 1942 u.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt grants authority for the military to intern Japanese-Americans during WWII.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

Feb 21   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 21   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Feb 23   On this day in history japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood CA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   In the year 1942 japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, Calif  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   On this day in history stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Die Welt von Gestern), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   In the year 1942 the Struma, a small cattle boat with 769 refugees heading illegally towards Palestine, is torpedoed, leaving one survivor.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   On this day in history voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   Leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   In the year 1942 german battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bombs in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   Government starts evacuating 21,000 Japanese Canadians from coastal regions of British Columbia to interior work camps; under War Measures Act on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   In the year 1942 radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 26   On this day in history wWII Navy flier Don Mason sends message "Sighted sub sank same"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 27   On this day in history 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 27   First transport of French Jews to Nazi-Germany in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 27   On this day in history karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 28   On this day in history 1st weapon drop on Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1942 japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 01   Extermination begins at Sobibor in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born on this day in history.  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   Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered died on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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