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Historical Events In 1942

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Mar 28   -29] 234 RAF bombers attack Lubeck on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   234 RAF bombers attack Lübeck in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   In the year 1942 british naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 29   In the year 1942 british cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 29   In the year 1942 german submarine U-585 sinks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   In the year 1942 1st RSHA-transport from France arrives in camp Birkenau  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson premier Valois), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   On this day in history sS murders 200 inmates of Trawniki labor camp  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   The first RSHA-transport from France arrives in camp Birkenau on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Apr 01   On this day in history department of Munitions & Supply puts gasoline on coupon rationing; national speed limit of 64 km an hour proclaimed.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 01   First Naval Air Transportation Service (NATS) squadron for Pacific operations commissioned in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   ADM Nimitz named Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, a joint command, and retained his other title, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   In the year 1942 albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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'  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   In the year 1942 hMS TENEDOS sunk in harbour at Colombo, Ceylon - by Japanese carrier bombers.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 06   On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   In the year 1942 heavy German assault on Malta  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   On this day in history cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   On this day in history japanese capture Bataan and 36,000 troops.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   Distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   On this day in history 9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 13   In the year 1942 henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   RCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Jan 02   In the year 1942 birth of hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  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   In the year 1942 birth of john Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1942 birth of john McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Famous Deaths In 1942

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Jan 01   In the year 1942 jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered  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   On this day in history arvo Hannikainen, composer, dies at 44  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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