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Born :07/05/1942Ada J Bas-Jansen, Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber
Born :09/03/1942Al Jardine, rocker (Beachboys-In My Room)
Born :04/19/1942Alan Price, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
Born :04/05/1942Allan Clarke, rock vocalist (Hollies-Air That I Breathe)
Born :04/11/1942Anatoli Berezovoi, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-5)
Born :01/30/1942Andres, [Dries Holten], singer (Sandra and Andres)
Born :12/31/1942Andy Summers, pop musician (Police-Roxanne)
Born :05/08/1942Angel Cordero Jr, Santurce PR, jockey (Seattle Slew-1978 Ky Derby)
Born :11/08/1942Angel Cordero Jr, jockey (won over 6,000 races)
Born :06/03/1942Anita Harris, singer/actress (Follow that Camel)
Born :08/07/1942Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)
Born :09/21/1942Ann Elder, Cleve Oh, comedienne (Smothers Brothers Show, Laugh-In)
Born :03/18/1942Ann Packer, England, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1964)
Born :06/07/1942Anneke Grunloh, Indonesian/Dutch singer (Brandend Sand)
Born :11/17/1942Annemarie Oster, actress
Born :10/22/1942Annette Funicello, Utica NY, actress (Mickey Mouse Club)
Born :05/15/1942Anthony W England, Indianapolis Indiana, PhD/astronaut (STS 51F)
Born :02/11/1942Archie, comic book character
Born :03/25/1942Aretha Franklin, Memphis Tenn, Soul Sister #1/singer (Respect)
Born :01/29/1942Arnaldo Mendez, Cuba, 1st Cuban in space (Soyuz 38)
Born :11/05/1942Art Garfunkel, NYC, singer/actor (Sounds of Silence, Carnal Knowledge)
Born :08/07/1942B J Thomas, singer (Raindrops, Growing Pains Theme)
Born :07/27/1942Barbara Ferris, London England, actress (Nice Girl Like Me)
Born :05/22/1942Barbara Parkins, Vancouver BC, actress (Betty-Peyton Place, Asylum)
Born :03/22/1942Barbara Parkins, Vancouver BC, actress (Peyton Place, Asylum)
Born :04/24/1942Barbra Streisand, Bkln NY, singer/actress/award winner (People)
Born :05/12/1942Barry B[rookes] Longyear, US, sci-fi author (City of Baraboo)
Born :06/29/1942Bas J van der Vlies, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (SGP)
Born :02/23/1942Beau Boulter, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
Born :10/31/1942Ben M J Hennekam, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
Born :12/17/1942Bernard Hill, actor
Born :09/16/1942Bernie Calvert, rocker (Hollies)
Born :03/12/1942Bert Campaneris, baseball player (Oakland A's)
Born :11/13/1942Beth Brickell, Camden Arkansas, actress (Gentle Ben)
Born :08/10/1942Betsy Johnson, fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award)
Born :09/17/1942Beverly Aadland, Hollywood Cal, Errol Flynns last girlfriend
Born :02/01/1942Bibi Besch, Vienna Austria, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within)
Born :04/13/1942Bill Conti, Providence RI, composer (For Your Eyes Only, Rocky IV)
Born :11/24/1942Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian/actor (Blue Money)
Born :02/02/1942Bo Hopkins, Greenville SC, actor (Dynasty, Doc Elliot, Rockford Files)
Born :09/04/1942Bob Filner, (Rep-D-California)
Born :10/26/1942Bob Hoskins, Suffolk England, actor (Brazil, Who Killed Roger Rabbit?)
Born :04/26/1942Bobby Rydell, Phila Pa, rock singer (Wild One, Bye Bye Birdie)
Born :04/09/1942Brandon De Wilde, Bkln NY, actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky)
Born :02/28/1942Brian Jones, rocker (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
Born :06/20/1942Brian Wilson, Inglewood Calif, singer (Beachboys-In My Room)
Born :10/06/1942Britt Ekland, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum)
Born :05/14/1942Byron L Dorgan, (Rep-D-ND, 1981- )
Born :09/01/1942C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherry, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy)
Born :11/19/1942Calvin Klein, fashion designer (Calvin Klein Jeans)
Born :01/14/1942Carol Bellamy, Planfield NJ, (City Council Pres-D-NYC, 1978-85)
Born :02/13/1942Carol Lynley, NYC, actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal)
Born :02/09/1942Carole King, [Klein], Brooklyn NY, pianist/singer (Tapestry)
Born :08/31/1942Carole Wells, Shreveport La, actress (Pistols n Petticoats)
Born :02/27/1942Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Due West SC, news reporter (McNeil-Lehrer)
Born :02/20/1942Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)
Born :01/05/1942Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)
Born :09/15/1942Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, US, sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania)
Born :12/04/1942Chris Hillman, rocker (Byrds-Turn Turn Turn, Mr Tambourine Man)
Born :07/24/1942Chris Sarandon, US, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)
Born :06/08/1942Chuck Negron, singer (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
Born :01/11/1942Clarence Clemons, saxophonist (Bruce Springsteen's E St Band)
Born :04/26/1942Claudine Auger, Paris France, Miss France (1958)/actress (Thunderball)
Born :01/29/1942Claudine Longet, France, former Mrs Andy Williams/singer
Born :01/05/1942Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)
Born :07/17/1942Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)
Born :02/05/1942Cory Wells, rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
Born :01/01/1942Country Joe McDonald, Calif, rock guitarist/vocalist (and the Fish)
Born :06/03/1942Curtis Mayfield, singer (Freddie's Dead, Superfly)
Born :10/12/1942Daliah Lavi, Shavel Zion Israel
Born :05/30/1942Dan Miller, (Rep-R-Florida)
Born :11/15/1942Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
Born :08/27/1942Daryl Dragon, Pasadena Calif, keyboardist (Capt and Tennille)
Born :12/15/1942Dave Clark, England, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
Born :05/21/1942David Hunt, Wales sec of state
Born :03/19/1942David Minge, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
Born :10/31/1942David Ogden Stiers, Peoria Ill, actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc)
Born :08/04/1942David Russell Lange, PM (L) New Zealand (1984- )
Born :08/09/1942David Steinberg, Winnipeg Canada, comedian/director (End)
Born :05/24/1942Derek Quinn, guitarist (Freddie and Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
Born :07/16/1942Desmond Dekker, reggae pioneer (Aces-Israelites)
Born :09/17/1942Desmond Lynam, journalist/sports broadcaster
Born :12/09/1942Dick Butkus, Chicago, NFL hall of fame linebacker (Bears)/sportscaster
Born :04/18/1942Dick K J Tommel, chemist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (D66)
Born :07/26/1942Dobie Gray, Brookshire Tx, singer (In Crowd)
Born :01/01/1942Don Novello, [Father Guido Sarducci], Ashtabula Oh, comedian (SNL)
Born :02/13/1942Donald E Williams, Lafayette Ind, Capt USN/astro (STS 51D, STS 34)
Born :09/29/1942Donna Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Man Without a Star)
Born :11/16/1942Donna McKechnie, Pontiac Michigan, actress/dancer (Company)
Born :09/17/1942Doris Brown, US, 800m track star (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born :12/26/1942Earl Cate, Ark, country singers (Cate Bros-Fire on the Tracks)
Born :04/09/1942Earl F Hillard, (Rep-D-Alabama)
Born :04/08/1942Eduard Fisherman, writer (Fyffes to be called now Chiquita)
Born :04/08/1942Eduard Visser, writer (Fyffes heten nu Chiquita)
Born :09/05/1942Eduardo Mata, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Improvisaciones)
Born :06/19/1942Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky and Our Gang-Lazy Day)
Born :08/12/1942Elizabeth Appleby, QC
Born :11/05/1942Elke Sommer, Berlin Germany, actress (Oscar, 10 Little Indians)
Born :10/21/1942Elvin Bishop, Okla, rocker (Fooled Around and Fell in Love)
Born :10/12/1942Elvin Bishop, Tulsa Okla, vocalist
Born :03/26/1942Erica Jong, NYC, author (Fear of Flying)
Born :12/26/1942Ernie Cate, Ark, country singers (Cate Bros-Fire on the Tracks)
Born :03/21/1942Francoise Dorleac, Paris France, actress (That Man From Rio)
Born :04/12/1942Frank Bank, Hollywood Calif, actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver)
Born :07/16/1942Frank Field, Labour MP
Born :09/30/1942Frankie Lymon, NYC, rocker (and Teenagers-Why do Fools Fall in Love)
Born :12/25/1942Frantoise Durr, France, tennis player (1976 US indoor Doubles)
Born :07/21/1942Fred Hetzel, NBA star (SF, Cincinatti, Milwaukee Bucks)
Born :10/06/1942Fred Travalena, NYC, comedian/impressionist (Buy and Cell)
Born :07/17/1942Gale Garnett, Auckland NZ, singer (We'll Sing in the Sunshine)
Born :04/09/1942Galina Koulakova, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1972)
Born :08/07/1942Garrison Keillor, PBS radio personality (Prairie Home Companion)
Born :09/07/1942Garrison Keillor, humorist (Praire Home Companion)
Born :08/02/1942Garth Hudson, rock keyboardist (The Band)
Born :11/19/1942Gary L Ackerman, (Rep-D-NY, 1983- )
Born :10/17/1942Gary Puckett, vocalist (and Union Gap-Woman Woman, Young Girl)
Born :07/01/1942Genevieve Bujold, Montreal, actress (King of Hearts, Choose Me)
Born :01/01/1942Gennadi V Sarafanov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 15)
Born :09/24/1942Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist (Gerry and Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey)
Born :06/16/1942Giacomo Agostini, Lovere, Italy, world motorcycle race champion
Born :08/01/1942Giancarlo Giannini, Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
Born :04/02/1942Graham Bright, private sec to British PM
Born :02/02/1942Graham Nash, rocker (Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young-Southern Cross)
Born :09/28/1942Grant Jackson, pitcher (1972 NY Yankees)
Born :11/22/1942Guion S Bluford Jr, Phila, Col USAF/astr (STS 8, 61A, 39, 53)
Born :06/18/1942Hans Vonk, conductor
Born :08/20/1942Hans-Joachim Klein, German FR, 100m swimmer (Olympic-bronze-1964)
Born :01/28/1942Hansdjorgen Byumler, Germany, pairs ice skater (Olympic-silver-1948)
Born :05/31/1942Happy Hairston, NBA star (Cin, Detroit, LA)
Born :07/13/1942Harrison Ford, Chic Ill, actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Frantic)
Born :12/07/1942Harry Chapin, rocker (Taxi, Cats Craddle)
Born :01/30/1942Heidi Brehl, German actress/singer (Models vom Immenhof)
Born :11/27/1942Henry Carr, Det Mich, 200m/4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1964)
Born :07/15/1942Henry McCubbin, Labour MEP
Born :02/17/1942Huey Newton, Black Panther leader
Born :05/12/1942Ian Dury, rocker
Born :09/29/1942Ian McShane, Blackburn England, actor (Roots, Bare Essence)
Born :09/09/1942Inez Foxx, Greensboro NC, rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle)
Born :08/20/1942Isaac Hayes, composer (Shaft)
Born :03/25/1942Jacqueline Lichtenberg, US, sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
Born :10/15/1942James A Leach, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- )
Born :08/08/1942Jay David, Dr Hook and Medicine Show, rocker
Born :09/29/1942Jean-Luc Ponty, France, fusion violinist (Frank Zappa)
Born :11/18/1942Jeffrey Siegel, Chicago Ill, pianist (Chicago Symph)
Born :10/04/1942Jenny Arean, [Joanna Klarenbeek], night club performer
Born :08/01/1942Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band)
Born :03/16/1942Jerry Jeff Walker, composer (Mr BoJangles)
Born :12/23/1942Jerry Koosman, pitcher (NY Mets)
Born :01/10/1942Jim Croce, singer (Time in a Bottle)
Born :05/13/1942Jim Douglas, jazz guitarist
Born :06/28/1942Jim Kolbe, (Rep-R-AZ, 1985- )
Born :11/27/1942Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Jimi Hendrix Experience-Purple Haze)
Born :02/10/1942Jimmy Merchant, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon and Teenagers-Why Do Fools)
Born :03/01/1942Joan Hackett, NY, actress (Will Penny, One Stone Pony)
Born :02/24/1942Joe Lieberman, (Sen-D Connecticut)
Born :12/09/1942Joe McGinniss, Rye NY, author (Selling of President 1968)
Born :03/09/1942John Cale, Welsh/US bassist/altviolist/singer (Velvet Underground)
Born :12/01/1942John Crowley, US, sci-fi writer (The Deep)
Born :05/09/1942John D Ashcroft, (Gov-MO)
Born :08/26/1942John E Blaha, San Antonio, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 29, 33, STS 43)
Born :03/02/1942John Irving, US, short-story writer (World According to Garp)
Born :09/09/1942John Linder, (Rep-R-Georgia)
Born :11/01/1942John M Spratt Jr, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )
Born :01/04/1942John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)
Born :08/16/1942John Meulendiks, cryptogram maker (People's newspaper)
Born :07/27/1942John Pleshette, NYC, actor (Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue)
Born :09/25/1942John Taylor, jazz pianist
Born :03/17/1942John Wayne Gacey, killer (32 boys)
Born :07/23/1942John de Hont, guitarist (ZZ and Masks)
Born :11/07/1942Johnny Rivers, singer (Secret Agent Man)
Born :04/25/1942Jon Kyl, (Rep-R-Arizona)
Born :08/30/1942Jonathan Aitken, English parliament member
Born :02/26/1942Joop van den Ende, director (Alsmeer Studio)
Born :06/19/1942Jos Brink, TV host
Born :11/20/1942Joseph R Biden Jr, (Sen-D-DE, 1973- )
Born :07/01/1942Karen Black, Park Ridge Ill, (5 Easy Pieces, Trilogy of Horror, Pyx)
Born :12/11/1942Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbeldon 1962)
Born :01/29/1942Katharine Ross, Hollywood Cal, actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys)
Born :08/22/1942Kathy Lennon, Santa Monica Calif, singer (Lennon Sisters)
Born :10/28/1942Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympics-gold-68)
Born :02/19/1942Kenneth R Kramer, (Rep-R-CO, 1979- )
Born :05/27/1942Kent Bede Bernard, Trinidad, 4X400 runner (Olympic-bronze-1964)
Born :09/26/1942Kent McCord, LA Calif, actor (Officer Jim Reed-Adam 12)
Born :05/29/1942Kevin Conway, NYC, actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels)
Born :02/16/1942Kim Chong-Il, son of President of North Korea, designated succesor
Born :04/15/1942Kim Il Jong, son of North Korean pres Kim Il Sung
Born :04/04/1942Kitty Kelley, author (Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra)
Born :04/29/1942Klaus Voorman, rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Might Quinn)
Born :09/18/1942Koos van den Berg, Dutch 2nd chamber member (SGP)
Born :11/01/1942Larry Flynt, magazine publisher (Hustler)
Born :03/29/1942Larry Pressler, (Sen-R-SD, 1979- )
Born :06/29/1942Larry Snyder, jockey
Born :06/26/1942Larry Taylor, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again)
Born :12/06/1942Len Barry, Phila, rocker (Bristol Stomp)
Born :08/02/1942Leo Beenhakker, soccer trainer
Born :10/21/1942Les AuCoin, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
Born :05/26/1942Levon Helm, drummer/singer (Band)
Born :11/18/1942Linda Evans, Hartford, actr (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo)
Born :09/16/1942Linda G Miller, NYC, actress (Night of the Juggler, Mississippi)
Born :03/02/1942Lou Rode, US pop musician/composer: Sally can't dance
Born :05/20/1942Lynn Davies, long jumper
Born :01/21/1942Mac Davis, Lubbock Tx, singer/actor (Mac Davis Show, North Dallas 40)
Born :09/29/1942Madeline Kahn, Boston Mass, actress (Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety)
Born :05/22/1942Malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer
Born :11/01/1942Marcia Wallace, Creston Iowa, actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show)
Born :12/26/1942Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arevalo, president of Guatemala (1986- )
Born :06/21/1942Marg Margolies-Mezvinsky, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
Born :08/25/1942Margaret Murdock, US, small bore rifle (Olympic-silver-1976)
Born :07/16/1942Margaret Smith Court, Australia, tennis pro (1970 Grand Slam)
Born :02/21/1942Margarethe von Trotta, Germany, actress/director (Marianne)
Born :06/22/1942Margreet M H Kamp, Dutch politician (VVD) 2nd Chamber
Born :03/09/1942Mark Lindsay, Eugene Oregon, singer (Paul Revere and the Raiders)
Born :11/24/1942Marlin Fitzwater, press secretary (George Bush)
Born :04/03/1942Marsha Mason, St Louis Mo, (Blume in Love, Cinderella Liberty)
Born :01/01/1942Martin Frost, (Rep-D-TX, 1971- )
Born :11/17/1942Martin Scorsese, Queens, dir (Mean Streets, Last Temptation of Christ)
Born :01/30/1942Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)
Born :01/05/1942Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist
Born :01/19/1942Michael Crawford, England, Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera)
Born :10/23/1942Michael Crichton, US novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker)
Born :03/05/1942Michael D[iamond] Resnick, sci-fi author (Sideshow, Eros Ascending)
Born :03/07/1942Michael Eisner, Mt Kisko NY, CEO (Walt Disney)
Born :04/03/1942Michael Elliott, US, skier (Olympics-1968)
Born :12/30/1942Michael Nesmith, Houston, rocker (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville)
Born :09/25/1942Michael Stephen, MP
Born :03/27/1942Michael York, actor (Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers)
Born :11/10/1942Michel Tabachnik, Swiss composer/conductor
Born :06/24/1942Michele Lee, LA Calif, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug)
Born :06/24/1942Mick Fleetwood, drummer (Fleetwood Mac) (or 1947)
Born :08/11/1942Mike Huggs, drummer (Manfred Mann)
Born :03/03/1942Mike Pender, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles and Pins)
Born :02/20/1942Mitch McConnell, (Sen-R-KY, 1985- )
Born :01/17/1942Muhammad Ali, [Cassius Clay], heavyweight champ boxer (1964-7 74-8)
Born :09/08/1942Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)
Born :08/23/1942Nancy Richey Gunther, San Ant Tx, tennis player (US Doubles 1965, 66)
Born :08/25/1942Nathen Deal, (Rep-D-Georgia)
Born :03/28/1942Neil Kinnock, leader of the British opposition (Labour)
Born :11/20/1942Norman Greenbaum, Mass, folk singer (Spirit in the Sky)
Born :06/17/1942Norman Kuhlice, England, rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
Born :05/08/1942Norman Lamont, MP/Chancellor of Exchequer
Born :11/26/1942Olivia Cole, Memphis Tenn, actress (Roots, Szysznyk)
Born :10/13/1942Pamela Tiffin, Oklahoma City, actress (Viva Max!)
Born :07/21/1942Patricia Elliot, Gunnison Co, actress (Renee-Empire, One Life to Live)
Born :08/23/1942Patricia McBride, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co)
Born :06/25/1942Patrick Michael Mitchell, Ottawa, one of FBI's most wanted
Born :07/09/1942Paul B Henry, (Rep-R-Michigan, 1985- )
Born :12/17/1942Paul Butterfield, Chicago, blues musician (Better Days)
Born :12/28/1942Paul Horowitz, NYC, physicist, META project (Sloan Award 1971-3)
Born :02/24/1942Paul Jones, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)
Born :03/12/1942Paul Kanter, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship-White Rabbit)
Born :06/18/1942Paul McCartney, Liverpool, rocker, (Beatles), writes silly love songs
Born :03/25/1942Paul Michael Glaser, Cambridge Mass, actor (Starsky-Starsky and Hutch)
Born :03/07/1942Paul Preuss, US, sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
Born :01/07/1942Paul Revere, Boise Id, keyboard (Paul Revere and Raiders-Fallin in Love)
Born :10/13/1942Paul Simon, Newark NJ, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony)
Born :11/28/1942Paul Warfield, NFL/WFL wide receiver (Cleveland, Miami, Memphis)
Born :05/20/1942Paula, [Jill Jackson], Tx, singer (Hey Paula)
Born :02/09/1942Peder Lunde Jr, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
Born :10/15/1942Penny Marshall, Bronx NY, actress (Odd Couple, Laverne and Shirley)
Born :03/11/1942Peter Eyre, actor (Hedda)
Born :12/06/1942Peter Handke, Austrian songwriter
Born :12/01/1942Peter Kalikow, Queens NYC, real estate developer/publisher (NY Post)
Born :02/20/1942Peter Strauss, Croton-on-Hudson NY, actor (Rich Man Poor Man)
Born :04/06/1942Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)
Born :02/20/1942Phil Esposito, NHL player/coach/GM (Bruins, Rangers)
Born :07/08/1942Phil Gramm, (Sen-R Texas, 1985- )
Born :07/15/1942Philip R Sharp, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1975- )
Born :07/10/1942Pyotr I Klimuk, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18, 30)
Born :11/18/1942Qabus bin Said, sultan of Oman (1970- )
Born :03/08/1942Ralph Ellis, England, rhythm (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
Born :01/17/1942Randy Boone, Fayetteville NC, actor (Cimarron Strip, Virginian)
Born :12/05/1942Randy Kirby, Chicago Ill, actor (Randy-Girl From UNCLE)
Born :05/26/1942Ray Ennis, England, guitar (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
Born :09/04/1942Ray Floyd, Fort Bragg NC, PGA golfer (Masters 1976)
Born :03/27/1942Raymond J McGrath, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
Born :12/14/1942Rex Thompson, NYC, actor (Young Bess, King and I, Her 12 Men)
Born :09/07/1942Richard Roundtree, actor (Shaft, Earthquake)
Born :07/12/1942Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
Born :10/05/1942Richard Street, rocker (Temptations)
Born :08/05/1942Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
Born :04/03/1942Rick Sylvester, parachute ski jumper (world record 3,300')
Born :12/26/1942Rob de Nis, singer (Put a candle on your window)
Born :09/20/1942Robbe de Deer, Flemish director/producer (Fugitive Cinema, Bomb)
Born :05/21/1942Robert C Springer, St Louis, Col USMC/astronaut (STS-29, STS-38)
Born :07/09/1942Robert Frankel, horse trainer
Born :02/08/1942Robert Klein, Bronx, comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals)
Born :12/20/1942Robert L Hayes, Jacksonville Fla, 100m/4x100m runner (Oly-gold-1964)
Born :08/13/1942Robert L Stewart, Wash DC, Brig Gen US Army/astronaut (STS 41B, 51J)
Born :06/19/1942Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )
Born :01/29/1942Robin Morgan, Lake Worth Fla, actress (Dagmar-Mama)
Born :07/13/1942Rod Chandler, (Rep-R-WA, 1983- )
Born :05/27/1942Roger Freeman, British minister of transport
Born :07/13/1942Roger McGuinn, rocker (Byrds-Turn Turn Turn, Mr Tambourine Man)
Born :02/05/1942Roger Staubach, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
Born :06/18/1942Rogert Ebert, Urbana Ill, film critic (Siskel and Ebert at the Movies)
Born :05/04/1942Ronnie Bond, drummer (Troggs-Wild Thing)
Born :03/12/1942Salvatore "the Bull" Gravano, mobster (testified against Gotti)
Born :04/01/1942Samuel R[ay] Delany Jr, US, sci-fi author (Towers of Toron, Neveryona)
Born :03/28/1942Samuel Ramey, Colby Kansas, bass (La Scala)
Born :04/23/1942Sandra Dee, Bayonne NJ, actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life)
Born :06/06/1942Sandra Morgan, US 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
Born :08/14/1942Sandy Gilmour, Montclair NJ, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)
Born :05/24/1942Sarah Dash, Trenton, NJ, rocker (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade)
Born :01/26/1942Scott Glenn, Pittsburgh, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft)
Born :08/13/1942Sheila Armstrong, soprano
Born :01/19/1942Shelly Fabares, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach)
Born :11/02/1942Shere Hite, St Joseph Missouri, sex therapist (Hite Report)
Born :03/17/1942Sidney K Barthelmy, US politician(?)
Born :06/28/1942Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
Born :01/28/1942Sjoukje Dijkstra, Netherlands, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
Born :01/20/1942Slim Whitman, yoddler/country singer (Home on the Range)
Born :11/02/1942Stefanie Powers, Hollywood Ca, actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart)
Born :05/01/1942Stephen Macht, Phila Pa, actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney and Lacey)
Born :09/30/1942Sture Pettersson, Sweden, cyclist (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born :05/17/1942Taj Mahal, NYC, singer/songwriter (Real Thing)
Born :03/07/1942Tammy Faye Bakker, gospel singer/wife of Jim Baker (PTL)
Born :05/05/1942Tammy Wynette, Redbay Alabama, country singer (Stand by your Man)
Born :06/05/1942Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, pres of Equatoriaal Guinee (1979- )
Born :09/11/1942Tom Dreesen, comedian (Tim Ried's partner)
Born :06/01/1942Tom Mankiewicz, LA Calif, screenwriter (Diamonds are Forever)
Born :11/09/1942Tom Weiskopf, Ohio, PGA golfer (British Open 1973)
Born :03/07/1942Tommy F Robinson, (Rep-D-AR, 1985- )
Born :05/09/1942Tommy Roe, Atlanta, rocker (Hooray for Hazel)
Born :09/12/1942Tomás Marco, Basque/Spanish composer
Born :02/07/1942Ton [ACHM] de Kok, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
Born :06/15/1942Tony Coelho, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
Born :01/16/1942Tony P Hall, (Rep-D-OH, 1979- )
Born :11/21/1942Tweety Bird, cartoon character
Born :04/14/1942Valentin Vitaliyevich Lebedev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 35, T-5)
Born :04/27/1942Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6)
Born :01/07/1942Vasili Alexeyev, USSR, weightlifer (Olympic-gold- )
Born :05/03/1942Vera Caslavski-Odlozilova, Czech, gymnast (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
Born :08/26/1942Vic Dana, Buffalo, singer/dancer (Talent Scouts)
Born :10/11/1942Victor H Fazio, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
Born :05/13/1942Vladimir A Dzhanibekov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 27/39/T6/T12/T13)
Born :03/03/1942Vladimir V Kovalyonok, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29, T-4)
Born :01/08/1942Vyacheslav D Zudov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 23)
Born :04/15/1942Walter Raphael Hazzard, Wilmington Del, basektball (Olympic-gold-1964)
Born :04/03/1942Wayne Newton, Roanoke Virginia, singer (Danke Schun)
Born :06/21/1942William Bradford Reynolds, Conn, US asst attorney general
Born :07/01/1942William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)
Born :09/29/1942William Nelson, (Rep-D-Fla, 1979- )/astronaut (STS 61C)
Born :05/09/1942William Olner, MP
Born :06/08/1942Willie D Davenport, Troy Alabama, 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born :10/18/1942Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)
Born :06/25/1942Willis Reed, basketball hall-of-famer center (NY Knicks)
Born :01/23/1942Willy Bogner Jr, Munich, director (On Her Majesty's Secret Service)
Born :06/15/1942Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)
Born :03/08/1942[Dick] Richie Allen, baseball player (AL MVP 1972)




Died :10/16/194212, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed
Died :05/16/1942Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist,
Died :01/16/1942Carole Lombard, actress, her mother and 20 others killed in plane crash
Died :11/13/1942Daniel J Callaghan, US spy (at Guadalcanal),
Died :10/15/1942Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed
Died :09/27/1942Douglas Munro, only US Coast Guard with WW II-Med of Honor,
Died :08/09/1942Edith Stein, German philospher,
Died :10/06/1942Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorworts),
Died :08/18/1942Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist,
Died :05/07/1942Felix P von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer,
Died :07/31/1942Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer,
Died :02/08/1942Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt), at 50
Died :02/12/1942Grant Wood, US painter (American Gothic), at 49
Died :10/22/1942Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant,
Died :04/13/1942Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed
Died :09/15/1942Jack Singer, US war reporter (Wasp),
Died :11/21/1942James Herzog, South African general/politician,
Died :05/28/1942Jean F van Royen, German secretary PTT (camp Amersfoort),
Died :12/20/1942Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, at 63
Died :12/24/1942Jean LXF Darlan, French admiral, murdered by gaullists
Died :06/10/1942Jean Van Royen, Sect-Gen of Concentration Camp Amersfoort, at 63
Died :05/03/1942Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed
Died :05/29/1942John Barrymore [Blythe], US actor (Beloved Rogue, Dinner at 8),
Died :12/01/1942John Crowley, US, sci-fi author (Deep, Beasts, Novelty)
Died :02/27/1942Karel WFM Doorman, spy (Java sea),
Died :08/21/1942Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II),
Died :12/21/1942Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blidorp), at 63
Died :01/15/1942Melvin Winfield Sheppard, runner (Olympic-gold-08, 12), at 58
Died :03/28/1942Miguel Hernadez Gilabert, Spanish poet (Viento del Pueblo),
Died :08/22/1942Mikhailmichel Fokine, Russian ballet dancer/choreographer,
Died :07/14/1942Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model,
Died :11/13/1942Norman Scott, US spy (at Guadalcanal),
Died :01/22/1942Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, at 81
Died :06/04/1942Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemia/Moravia (Lidice)),
Died :05/31/1942Reinhard Heydrich, German protector of Bohemia and Moravia, assassinated
Died :04/15/1942Robert Musil, Austrian writer (Mann ohne Eigenschaften),
Died :07/11/1942Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), in Dachau
Died :10/22/1942Staf de Clercq, leader Flemish National Workers,
Died :02/23/1942Stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Die Welt von Gestern),
Died :10/22/1942Sybren Tulip, NSB'er/supt of police in Amsterdam (1941-42) dies
Died :06/26/1942Titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], priest (Dachau),
Died :07/26/1942Titus, [Anno S] Brandsma, philosopher (Dachau),
Died :01/22/1942Walter R Sickert, British painter (Free House!),
Died :07/27/1942William Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist,
Died :02/06/1942Wobbe de Vries, linguist, at 78
Died :01/05/1942Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered
Died :09/09/1942Zsigmond Móricz, Hungarians writer (Rózsa Sándor),
Died :08/25/1942lt W of Daalen, opposition leader on Celebes, beheaded
Interest:09/02/1942[Ang] Feast of martyrs of New Guinea




Special :02/11/1942"Archie" comic book debuts
Special :11/26/1942"Casablanca" premiers at Hollywood Theatre, NYC
Special :03/02/1942"Casablanca" wins 3 Oscars
Special :10/20/1942"Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations
Special :10/02/1942"Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338
Special :04/18/1942"Stars and Stripes" paper for US armed forces starts
Special :04/28/1942"WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll
Special :08/11/1942(- Sept 30) SS begins murdering 3,500 Jews in Lodz Poland
Special :01/27/1942-19° F (-27.4° C), Netherland's coldest day since 1850
Special :01/11/1942-23° F (-31° C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record)
Special :10/11/1942-Dec 10th: Sea battle at Cape Esperance Guadalcanal
Special :11/30/1942-Dec 1st: Sea battle at Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal
Special :02/27/1942-Feb 28th; battle in Java Sea (Cruisers Java and De Ruyter sink)
Special :06/04/1942-June 6th: Sea battle at Midway (Yamamoto/Nagumo vs Nimitz/Spruance)
Special :11/14/1942-Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal)
Special :08/19/19421,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France
Special :09/21/1942116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris
Special :06/21/1942129° F (54° C), Tirat Zevi, Israel (Asian record)
Special :10/29/194216,000 Jews killed in Pinsk Russia
Special :03/26/19421st "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz and Birkenau Camps
Special :07/04/19421st American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)
Special :08/07/19421st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is
Special :05/30/19421st Bombing attack on Cologne (1,000 bombers)
Special :12/20/19421st Japanese bombing of Calcutta
Special :12/27/19421st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use
Special :12/04/19421st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)
Special :08/23/19421st US flights to land on Guadalcanal
Special :01/26/19421st US force in Europe during WW II go ashore in Northern Ireland
Special :11/07/19421st US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French
Special :06/13/19421st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemonde, Germany; reached 1.3 km
Special :06/17/19421st WW II American expeditionary force lands in Africa (Gold Coast)
Special :01/06/19421st around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper")
Special :06/14/19421st bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport Ct
Special :09/09/19421st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II)
Special :03/07/19421st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee
Special :03/03/19421st combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane
Special :12/02/19421st controlled nuclear chain reaction (Enrico Fermi-U of Chicago)
Special :07/15/19421st deportation camp at Westerbork
Special :03/11/19421st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschewitz Concentration Camp
Special :02/07/19421st indoor 15' pole vault (Cornelius Warmerdam 15' 3/8")
Special :07/18/19421st legal NJ horse race in 50 years; Garden State Park track opens
Special :06/06/19421st nylon parachute jump (Hartford Ct-Adeline Gray)
Special :12/24/19421st powered flight of V-1 buzz bomb, Peenemonde, Germany
Special :10/02/19421st self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago
Special :04/30/19421st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wi
Special :07/14/19421st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
Special :05/16/19421st transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma
Special :02/28/19421st weapon drop on Netherland
Special :03/23/19422,500 Jews in Lublin, massacred
Special :03/26/194220 tons of gelignite in a stone quarry at Easton Pa, kills 21
Special :08/09/1942200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland
Special :01/02/194228 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace
Special :10/26/19422nd day of Battle of Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
Special :02/12/19423 German battle cruisers escape via Channel to Brest N Germany
Special :07/17/19423' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15
Special :04/23/19424-day allie bombing on Rostock begins
Special :08/15/19425 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel
Special :11/28/1942500 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston
Special :08/08/19426 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC
Special :08/23/1942600 Luftwaffer bombers strikes Stalingrad (40,000 die)
Special :08/26/19427,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France
Special :07/21/19428 die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Va
Special :08/11/1942999 Jews are taken from Mechelen transit camp in Belgium
Special :07/06/1942AL beats NL 3-1 in 10th All Star Game (NY Giants host)
Special :06/09/1942Adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in cabinet-Gerbrandy
Special :09/30/1942Adm Nimitz' B-17 views Guadalcanal with National-Geographic
Special :06/24/1942Admiral Ernest King orders Tulagi (Solomon Island) annexed
Special :05/08/1942Aircraft carrier Lexington sunks by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea
Special :10/29/1942Alaska highway completed
Special :08/19/1942Allied commandos attack Dieppe (1st allied assault on occupied area)
Special :12/23/1942Allies air attack on Den Helder
Special :12/17/1942Allies in London sentence German war criminals
Special :03/27/1942Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire
Special :11/08/1942Allies under Eisenhower land in N-Africa (Casablanca)
Special :08/21/1942Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
Special :05/09/1942Alsab wins Preakness Stakes
Special :06/12/1942Anne Frank begins her diary
Special :07/06/1942Anne Frank's family goes underground in After house, Amsterdam
Special :11/16/1942Assault of US B-17 Flying Forts on airport at Sidi Ahmed
Special :09/23/1942Auschwitz begins experimental gassing executions
Special :12/31/1942Battle in Barents Sea
Special :05/07/1942Battle in Coral Sea-Japanese expansion ends
Special :04/09/1942Battle of Bataan-US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japs at Bataan
Special :05/04/1942Battle of Coral Sea begins
Special :05/04/1942Battle of Coral Sea begun (1st sea battle fought solely in air)
Special :05/07/1942Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion
Special :09/13/1942Battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
Special :09/14/1942Battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
Special :09/12/1942Battle of Edson's Ridge Guadalcanal begins
Special :09/12/1942Battle of Edson's Ridge begins at Guadalcanal
Special :10/25/1942Battle of Henderson Field Guadalcanal begins
Special :02/27/1942Battle of Java Sea began 13 US warships sunk-2 Japanese
Special :06/03/1942Battle of Midway Island begins
Special :06/04/1942Battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II
Special :08/23/1942Battle of Stalingrad begins
Special :04/27/1942Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars
Special :05/26/1942Belgium Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star
Special :10/01/1942Bell P-59 Airacomet fighter, 1st US jet, makes maiden flight
Special :03/17/1942Belzec Concentration Camp opens
Special :06/18/1942Bernard W Robinson, becomes 1st black ensign in US Navy
Special :11/07/1942Bicyclist Fausto Coppi establishes world record (45,798 km)
Special :06/08/1942Bing Cosby records "Silent Night"
Special :10/29/1942Branch Rickey named president/GM of Brooklyn Dodgers
Special :08/22/1942Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy
Special :09/05/1942British and US bomb Le Havre and Bremen
Special :11/20/1942British 8th army recaptures Banghazi, Lybia
Special :06/25/1942British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)
Special :08/09/1942British arrests Indian nationalist Mohandas K Gandhi
Special :03/29/1942British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
Special :03/28/1942British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire
Special :09/10/1942British troops lands on Madagascar
Special :01/12/1942British troops reconquer Sollum
Special :01/21/1942Bronx magistrate rules all pinball machines illegal
Special :04/12/1942Byron Nelson wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
Special :09/18/1942Canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service
Special :06/04/1942Capitol Record Co opens for business
Special :08/18/1942Carlson's Raiders lands on Makin, Gilbert island, kills 350 Japs
Special :11/13/1942Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal
Special :04/10/1942Cigarettes and candy rationed in Holland
Special :02/04/1942Clinton Pierce becomes 1st US general wounded in action in WW II
Special :04/26/1942Coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria
Special :11/23/1942Coast Guard Woman's Auxiliary (SPARS) authorized
Special :11/28/1942Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire kills 602 (Boston Mass)
Special :09/09/1942Compulsory work for women, children and old males in Batavia
Special :05/06/1942Corregidor and Philippines surrenders to Japanese Armies
Special :08/27/1942Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy
Special :09/13/1942Cubs shortstop Leonard Merullo makes 4 errors in 1 inning
Special :10/16/1942Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills some 40,000 south of Calcutta India
Special :05/12/1942David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine
Special :02/09/1942Daylight Savings War Time goes into effect in US
Special :08/20/1942Dim-out regulations implemented in SF
Special :04/11/1942Distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized
Special :10/14/1942Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
Special :06/28/1942Dumont TV network begins (WABD NY)
Special :11/11/1942During WW II Germany completes their occupation of France
Special :10/23/1942During WW II, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt
Special :12/03/1942E Delporte discovers asteroid #1560 Strattonia
Special :07/29/1942Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd
Special :06/05/1942Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54
Special :06/18/1942Eric Nessler of France stays aloft in a glider for 38h21m
Special :07/17/1942Estimated 34.5" (87.5 cm) of rainfall, Smethport, Pa (state record)
Special :06/27/1942FBI captures 8 Nazi saboteurs from a sub off NY's Long Island
Special :01/15/1942FDR asks commissioner to continue baseball during WW II
Special :06/13/1942FDR creates Office of War with Elmer Davis as head
Special :02/19/1942FDR orders detention and internment of all west-coast Japanese-Americans
Special :12/04/1942FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration
Special :03/19/1942FDR orders men between 45 and 64 to register for non military duty
Special :07/30/1942FDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES)
Special :10/08/1942Fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley)
Special :05/04/1942Food 1st rationed in US
Special :09/12/1942Free-Poland and Belgium asks Pope to sentence nazi-war criminals
Special :09/12/1942Free-Poland and Belgium asks pope to condemn nazi-war crimes
Special :06/14/1942French cabinet of Reynaud resigns
Special :11/27/1942French navy at Toulon scuttles ships and subs so Nazis don't take them
Special :07/16/1942French political arrest of 13,152 Jewish men in Paris
Special :05/15/1942Gasoline 1st rationed in US (17 Eastern States)
Special :07/22/1942Gasoline rationing begins in US during WW II
Special :08/10/1942Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa
Special :03/11/1942Gen MacArthur leaves Bataan for Australia
Special :03/11/1942Gen MacArthur leaves Corregidor
Special :03/20/1942Gen MacArthur vows, "I shall return"
Special :08/19/1942Gen Paulus orders German 6th force to overthrow Stalingrad
Special :02/01/1942Gen von Paulus (Stalingrad) surrenders to Russian troops)
Special :04/15/1942George VI awards George Cross to people of Malta
Special :08/12/1942German 1st tank leader captures Elista, Kalmukkensteppe
Special :07/31/1942German SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
Special :07/30/1942German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
Special :02/15/1942German U-Boat shoots at Antillian oil refinery
Special :01/13/1942German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast
Special :06/11/1942German army defeated at El-Alamein North Africa
Special :02/26/1942German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb
Special :09/13/1942German forces attack Stalingrad
Special :08/01/1942German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
Special :08/04/1942German occupier orders all homing pigeons destroyed
Special :07/19/1942German occupiers confisicates bicycles in Rotterdam and Hague
Special :04/20/1942German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach
Special :11/09/1942German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
Special :07/30/1942German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands
Special :09/07/1942German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
Special :02/16/1942German submarine overthrows Aruba
Special :08/05/1942German troops close Koeban River
Special :07/23/1942German troops conquer Rostow
Special :07/01/1942German troops conquer Sebastopol
Special :07/06/1942German troops conquer Woronezj
Special :01/02/1942German troops in Bardia surrender
Special :09/01/1942German troops lands on Taman penisula
Special :09/02/1942German troops march in Stalingrad
Special :01/28/1942German troops occupy Benghazi Libya
Special :07/25/1942German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja
Special :06/09/1942German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe
Special :06/07/1942Germany Armys march into Sebastopol
Special :07/03/1942Germany troop march into Sebastopol
Special :06/20/1942Germany troop march into Tobruk on English leader
Special :07/07/1942Germany troop march into Woronezj
Special :02/10/1942Glenn Miller's "Chattanooga Choo Choo" goes gold
Special :08/28/1942Gunther Hagg (Sweden) sets world record for 3,000m (8:01.2)
Special :09/20/1942Gunther Hagg becomes world champ of all records from 1500m to 5000m
Special :04/07/1942Heavy German assault on Malta
Special :01/09/1942Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer
Special :01/13/1942Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies
Special :07/10/1942Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbrock Camp
Special :12/10/1942Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people"
Special :06/12/1942Hitler orders importing Slavic slaves
Special :11/08/1942Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad
Special :03/18/1942Illegal Free Netherland announces boycot of theaters
Special :02/27/1942J S Hey discovers radio emissions from Sun
Special :04/18/1942James H Doolittle bombed Tokyo and other Japanese cities
Special :01/11/1942Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya
Special :03/27/1942Japan forces Java to use "Tokyo time" 1ź hour forward
Special :01/10/1942Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies
Special :04/12/1942Japan kills about 400 Filapino officers in Bataan
Special :01/21/1942Japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain
Special :01/20/1942Japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain
Special :10/14/1942Japanese battleship strikes Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
Special :09/16/1942Japanese begins offensive on Port Moresby
Special :02/19/1942Japanese fleet under vice-adm Nagumo bomb Darwin, Australia
Special :03/08/1942Japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma
Special :01/19/1942Japanese forces invade Burma
Special :03/23/1942Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean
Special :06/06/1942Japanese forces retreat, ending Battle of Midway
Special :01/20/1942Japanese invade Burma
Special :02/28/1942Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies
Special :01/02/1942Japanese occupy Manila
Special :02/14/1942Japanese parachutists land in Palembang Sumatra
Special :02/23/1942Japanese sub fires on oil refinery in Ellwood, Calif
Special :06/22/1942Japanese submarine in mouth of Columbia River, Oregon
Special :05/03/1942Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu and Tanambogo, Solomon Islands
Special :02/09/1942Japanese troop land near Makassar, South-Celebes
Special :02/18/1942Japanese troop land on Bali
Special :06/06/1942Japanese troop land on Kiska, Aleutians
Special :03/11/1942Japanese troop land on North-Sumatra
Special :02/19/1942Japanese troop land on Timor
Special :03/05/1942Japanese troop march into Batavia
Special :04/29/1942Japanese troop march into Lashio
Special :02/15/1942Japanese troop march into Palembang, South-Sumatra
Special :05/11/1942Japanese troops conquer Kalewa
Special :01/30/1942Japanese troops land on Ambon
Special :06/07/1942Japanese troops lands on Attu, Aleutian Islands
Special :01/23/1942Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain
Special :11/23/1942Japans bombing of Port Darwin, Australia
Special :01/14/1942Japanse troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
Special :08/26/1942Japanse troops lands on New-Guinea, Milne Bay
Special :04/29/1942Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands and Vichy-France
Special :03/27/1942Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon to retain heavyweight boxing title (NYC)
Special :11/01/1942John H Johnson publishes 1st issue of Negro Digest
Special :03/13/1942Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army
Special :09/11/1942K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1759 Kienle
Special :12/28/1942K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2181 Fogelin
Special :04/06/1942K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto
Special :03/12/1942K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #3446
Special :03/23/1942K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1850 Kohoutek and #1950 Wempe
Special :03/08/1942KNIL surrenders to Japanese armies
Special :04/16/1942King George VI awards George Cross to Island of Malta
Special :05/18/1942L Boyer discovers asteroid #1601 Patry
Special :09/08/1942L Oterma discovers asteroid #2064 Thomsen
Special :11/06/1942L Oterma discovers asteroid #2268 Szmytowna
Special :04/14/1942L Oterma discovers asteroid #2501 Lohja
Special :10/03/1942L Oterma discovers asteroid #2774 Tenojoki
Special :02/11/1942L Oterma discovers asteroid #2827 Vellamo
Special :02/17/1942L Oterma discovers asteroid #2857
Special :01/20/1942L Oterma discovers asteroids #1558 Jarnefelt and #1559 Kustaanheimo
Special :02/12/1942L Oterma discovers asteroids #1680 Per Brahe and #2846 Ylppo
Special :02/18/1942L Oterma discovers asteroids #1758 Naantali, #2828 Iku-Turso and #2912
Special :02/02/1942LA Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans
Special :10/07/1942Last camouflaged German comet raiders leave Vlissingen
Special :10/03/1942Launch of 1st A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)
Special :07/20/1942Legion of Merit Medal authorized by congress
Special :10/01/1942Little Golden Books (children books) begins publishing
Special :02/20/1942Lt E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers
Special :09/14/1942M Vaisala discovers asteroids #1718 Namibia and #2437 Amnestia
Special :03/20/1942Major German assault on Malta
Special :12/15/1942Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs
Special :06/10/1942Massacre at Lidice (Czechoslovakia), Gestapo kills 173
Special :07/18/1942Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, 1st jet fighter, takes 1st flight
Special :09/22/1942Meulenberg robs of church bells
Special :05/22/1942Mexico declares war on nazi-Germany and Japan
Special :03/03/1942Mike Pender, rocker (The Searchers)
Special :11/13/1942Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18
Special :11/02/1942Montgomery (Br) defeats Rommel (G) in battle of Alamein Egypt (WW II)
Special :04/01/1942Mexico changes from 3 time zones to 2
Special :11/20/1942NHL abolishes regular season OT until WW II is over
Special :09/28/1942NY Americans NHL team folded
Special :09/27/1942NY Giants beat Wash Redskins 14-7 without making a 1st down
Special :05/18/1942NYC ends night baseball games for rest of WW II
Special :11/25/1942National Organization for Aid to Underground, LO, established
Special :01/12/1942National War Labor Board created
Special :10/16/1942Natl Boxing Assn freezes titles of those serving in armed services
Special :05/07/1942Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed
Special :05/03/1942Nazi's execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands
Special :10/29/1942Nazi's murder 16,000 Jewish in Pinsk, Soviet Union
Special :05/03/1942Nazi's require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star
Special :08/30/1942Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
Special :06/06/1942Nazis burn village of Lidice Bohemia, as reprisal of killing Heydrich
Special :06/09/1942Nazis kill all inhabitants of Lidice Czechoslovakia
Special :07/28/1942Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto
Special :07/10/1942Netherland's govt in exile (London) recognizes Soviet Union
Special :04/28/1942Nightly "dim-out" begins along East Coast
Special :12/28/1942Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus
Special :12/01/1942Oil rationed in US
Special :11/08/1942Operation "Torch" began as US and British forces land in French N Afr
Special :02/13/1942Operation Seeluwe (invasion of England) cancelled
Special :04/17/1942Operations begin to destroy Sobibor Concentration Camp
Special :06/27/1942PQ-17 convoy leaves Iceland for Archangelsk
Special :02/09/1942Philadelphia "Phillies" change nickname (temporarily) to "Phils"
Special :05/13/1942Pitcher Jim Tobin belts 3 HRs in a game
Special :06/19/1942Pitts Pirate Paul Waner gets hit #3,000
Special :11/23/1942Poon Lim set adrift for 133 days after his boat was torpedoed
Special :11/05/1942Pro-British Clandestine Radio Diego Suarez's final transmission
Special :05/04/1942Pulitzer prize awarded to Ellen Glasgow (In this our Life)
Special :12/06/1942Queen Wilhelmina proclaims Dutch Commonwealth
Special :07/26/1942RAF bombs Hamburg
Special :03/28/1942RAF bombs Lubeck
Special :12/06/1942RAF bombs Philips factory (150 die)
Special :02/28/1942Race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit
Special :02/26/1942Radio Orange calls for March 1 holiday in Dutch Indies
Special :03/28/1942Raid on lock/dock St Nazaire
Special :12/24/1942Red army conquerors German airports at Tasjinskaja and Morozowsk
Special :01/14/1942Reinmuth discovers asteroid 1556 Wingolfia, 1557 Roehla and 1849 Kresak
Special :12/28/1942Robert Sullivan becomes 1st pilot to fly Atlantic 100 times
Special :06/21/1942Rommel takes Tobruk in North Africa
Special :01/01/1942Rose Bowl played in NC due to Japanese threat-Oregon 20, Duke 16
Special :08/08/1942Russ anti-offensive of Voronezh under marshal Timosjenko
Special :11/19/1942Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along Don front
Special :05/12/1942Russia occupies Crackow, until Aug 23, 1943
Special :08/26/1942Russian anti offensive begins in Moscow
Special :09/23/1942Russian anti-offensive at Stalingrad
Special :03/30/1942SS murders 200 inmates of Trawniki labor camp
Special :07/13/1942SS shoots 1,500 Jews in Josefov Poland
Special :05/31/1942Sam Snead wins PGA golf tournament
Special :08/24/1942Sea battle at Eastern Solomon Island
Special :01/22/1942Sietze de Groot wins 8th Dutch Elfstedentocht skate (8:44:06)
Special :02/15/1942Singapore surrenders to Japanese
Special :10/05/1942St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 1, in 39th World Series
Special :09/27/1942St Louis Cards win NL pennent on last day of season
Special :11/23/1942Steward Poon Lim begins floating in a raft 133 days
Special :03/19/1942Thoroughbred Racing Assn of US formed in Chicago
Special :12/11/1942Timor (Austr/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated near Australia
Special :11/27/1942Tito appoints Anti fascist Liberation board in Yugoslavia
Special :01/19/1942Titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers
Special :04/18/1942Tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for Stanley Cup
Special :04/27/1942Tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300
Special :06/12/1942Tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City
Special :10/28/1942Train crashes into bus, killing 16 and injuring 20 (Detroit Michigan)
Special :07/23/1942Treblinka Concentration Camp destroyed
Special :06/11/1942US and USSR sign Lend-Lease agreement during WW II
Special :01/09/1942US Joint Chiefs of Staff was created
Special :06/30/1942US Mint in New Orleans ceases operation
Special :12/21/1942US Supreme court declares Nevada seperation legal
Special :05/14/1942US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms
Special :07/04/1942US air offensive against nazi-Germany begins
Special :10/27/1942US aircraft carrier Hornet sinks off Santa Cruz
Special :09/15/1942US aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal
Special :02/02/1942US auto factories switch from commercial to war production
Special :05/05/1942US begins rationing sugar during WW II
Special :08/17/1942US bombers staged 1st independent raid on Europe attack Rouen, France
Special :12/04/1942US bombers struck Italian mainland for 1st time in WW II
Special :06/30/1942US bombs Celebes and Timor
Special :10/12/1942US navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance
Special :11/29/1942US rations coffee
Special :06/05/1942USA declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania
Special :06/07/1942USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island
Special :08/09/1942Vice-Adm Mikawa lands at Guadalcanal, Solomon Island
Special :02/24/1942Voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)
Special :02/26/1942WW II Navy flier Don Mason sends message "Sighted sub sank same"
Special :01/07/1942WWII siege of Bataan starts
Special :06/14/1942Walt Disney's "Bambi" is released
Special :07/22/1942Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka extermination Camp
Special :12/13/1942Washington Redskins win NFL championship
Special :02/26/1942Werner Heisenberger informs nazis about uranium project "Wunderwaffen"
Special :12/05/1942West Indies chocolate/coffee drop above Netherland
Special :01/16/1942William Knudsen becomes 1st civilian appointed a general in US army
Special :11/03/1942William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago
Special :07/20/1942Women's Army Auxiliary Corps began basic training at Fort Des Moines
Special :12/04/1942Works Progress Administration liquidated
Special :03/11/1942Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1656 Suomi
Special :12/04/1942Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1883 Rimito
Special :02/06/1942Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2479 Sodankyla
Special :09/08/1942Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2820 Iisalmi
Special :09/07/1942Y Vaisala discovers asteroids #2292 Seili and #3223
Special :09/14/1942Yanks clinch pennant #13
Special :12/20/1942-4°F lowest temperature for December in NYC

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