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Historical Events In 1942

Friday, 16 April 2021

Mar 28   -29] 234 RAF bombers attack Lubeck in the year 1942.  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   British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   In the year 1942 herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67  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   German submarine U-585 sinks on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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Mar 30   World War II food rationing introduced in Australia for tea, sugar and butter in the year 1942.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   Albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 06   K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   Heavy German assault on Malta in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history a Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history alfred Mombert, writer, dies  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 in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   Cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland in the year 1942.  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   On this day in history distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 on this day in history.  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   Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   RCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force in the year 1942.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 14   On this day in history destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast  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   In the year 1942 birth of john Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)  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   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 in the year 1942.  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   On this day in history jaroslav Jezek, composer, dies at 35  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   In the year 1942 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 in the year 1942.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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