The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1942
- February 15, 1942 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Horse in Chinese astrology.
- February 20, 1942 – Lieutenant Edward O'Hare becomes America’s first World War II flying ace.
- April 8, 1942 – World War II: The Japanese take Bataan in the Philippines.
- June 4, 1942 – World War II: The Battle of Midway begins. The Japanese Admiral Chūichi Nagumo orders a strike on Midway Island by much of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
- June 7, 1942 – World War II: Aleutian Islands Campaign: Imperial Japanese soldiers begin occupying the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.
- June 8, 1942 – World War II: The Japanese imperial submarines I-21 and I-24 shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle.
- July 23, 1942 – World War II: The German offensives Operation Edelweiss and Operation Braunschweig begin.
- August 16, 1942 – World War II: The two-person crew of the U.S. naval blimp L-8 disappears without a trace on a routine anti-submarine patrol over the Pacific Ocean. The blimp drifts without her crew and crash-lands in Daly City, California.
- November 26, 1942 – World War II: Yugoslav Partisans convene the first meeting of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia at Bihać in northwestern Bosnia.
- December 20, 1942 – World War II: Japanese air forcesDisambiguation needed date=April 2015 bomb Calcutta, India.
Who Were Born On 1942?
- January 11, 1942 – Bud Acton, American basketball player
- January 17, 1942 – Ulf Hoelscher, German violinist and educator
- March 22, 1942 – Dick Pound, Canadian lawyer and academic
- March 26, 1942 – Erica Jong, American author and poet
- March 28, 1942 – Jerry Sloan, American basketball player and coach
- May 12, 1942 – Michel Fugain, French singer-songwriter
- July 1, 1942 – Andraé Crouch, American singer-songwriter, producer, and pastor (d. 2015)
- September 6, 1942 – Dave Bargeron, American trombonist and tuba player (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
- October 14, 1942 – Evelio Javier, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1986)
- December 12, 1942 – Anita Otto, German discus thrower