Historical Events In 1942
Thursday, 21 October 2021
Mar 28 -29] 234 RAF bombers attack Lubeck in the year 1942.
Mar 28 234 RAF bombers attack Lübeck in the year 1942.
Mar 28 On this day in history british naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire
Mar 28 In the year 1942 herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67
Mar 29 In the year 1942 british cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
Mar 29 In the year 1942 german submarine U-585 sinks
Mar 30 1st RSHA-transport from France arrives in camp Birkenau in the year 1942.
Mar 30 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson premier Valois), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Mar 30 SS murders 200 inmates of Trawniki labor camp on this day in history.
Mar 30 The first RSHA-transport from France arrives in camp Birkenau in the year 1942.
Mar 30 In the year 1942 world War II food rationing introduced in Australia for tea, sugar and butter.
Apr 01 In the year 1942 allied air raid on harbor city Kupang Timor
Apr 01 Department of Munitions & Supply puts gasoline on coupon rationing; national speed limit of 64 km an hour proclaimed on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history first Naval Air Transportation Service (NATS) squadron for Pacific operations commissioned
Apr 03 ADM Nimitz named Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, a joint command, and retained his other title, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63
Apr 04 In the year 1942 rCAF Squadron Leader L.J. Birchall spots Japanese fleet heading for Ceylon; alerts naval base and averts disaster for the British Fleet and a second Pearl Harbour
Apr 05 On this day in history hMS CORNWALL And HMS DORSETSHIRE sunk in the Indian Ocean south west of Ceylon by Japanese carrier divebombers, 190 men lost from 'Cornwall', 234 from 'Dorsetshire'
Apr 05 HMS TENEDOS sunk in harbour at Colombo, Ceylon - by Japanese carrier bombers in the year 1942.
Apr 06 General Andrew G.L. (Andy) McNaughton forms the First Canadian Army in Britain with five divisions, two armored brigades, and 3 other divisions slated for home defence on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto
Apr 07 On this day in history heavy German assault on Malta
Apr 08 A Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Apr 08 Alfred Mombert, writer, dies in the year 1942.
Apr 09 Battle of Bataan-US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japs at Bataan on this day in history.
Apr 09 HMS HERMES sunk in the Indian Ocean off south east coast of Ceylon by Japanese carrier dive-bombers in the year 1942.
Apr 10 Cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland on this day in history.
Apr 10 Japanese capture Bataan and 36,000 troops in the year 1942.
Apr 11 In the year 1942 distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized
Apr 12 9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 in the year 1942.
Apr 12 In the year 1942 johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80
Apr 13 On this day in history henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58
Apr 13 RCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force on this day in history.
Apr 14 Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast on this day in history.