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Historical Events In 1942

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Mar 28   -29] 234 RAF bombers attack Lubeck in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   On this day in history 234 RAF bombers attack Lübeck  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   On this day in history herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 29   British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 29   German submarine U-585 sinks in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   1st RSHA-transport from France arrives in camp Birkenau in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson premier Valois), dies at 81 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   In the year 1942 sS murders 200 inmates of Trawniki labor camp  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   In the year 1942 the first RSHA-transport from France arrives in camp Birkenau  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 30   On this day in history world War II food rationing introduced in Australia for tea, sugar and butter.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 01   On this day in history allied air raid on harbor city Kupang Timor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 01   In the year 1942 department of Munitions & Supply puts gasoline on coupon rationing; national speed limit of 64 km an hour proclaimed.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 01   On this day in history first Naval Air Transportation Service (NATS) squadron for Pacific operations commissioned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 03   Albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 04   On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 05   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' on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 05   HMS TENEDOS sunk in harbour at Colombo, Ceylon - by Japanese carrier bombers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 06   In the year 1942 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   Heavy German assault on Malta on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 08   In the year 1942 a Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 08   Alfred Mombert, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 09   Battle of Bataan-US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japs at Bataan in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 09   HMS HERMES sunk in the Indian Ocean off south east coast of Ceylon by Japanese carrier dive-bombers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 10   On this day in history cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 10   Japanese capture Bataan and 36,000 troops on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 11   Distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 12   9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 12   Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 13   On this day in history henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 13   On this day in history rCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 14   Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch) was born on this day in history.  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   Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist was born in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader was born on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1942 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   On this day in history death of emma Calvé, French soprano (b. 1858)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  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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