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Historical Events In 1942

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Feb 19   In the year 1942 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   Japanese troop land on Timor in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 19   Tommy Dorsey &his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 20   Guido Gasperini, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  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   US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 21   US male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 22   World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapses in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1942 voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   Leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Feb 26   On this day in history 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 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   Werner Heisenberger informs Nazis about uranium project "Wunderwaffen" on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 27   In the year 1942 j S Hey discovers radio emissions from the Sun  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 27   The allies are routed in the Battle of the Java Sea in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1942 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   In the year 1942 extermination begins at Sobibor.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 01   In the year 1942 hMS EXETER sunk, East Indies, north west of Surabaya in Java Sea by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force.  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 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant) was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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   On this day in history leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70  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   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  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   George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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