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August 1942.

Since August 1942 passed approximately Eight Hundred and Ninety-Eight months (897.7). This August started with Saturday (31. week) and ended with Monday (36. week). This August had 31 days and 5 Sundays. On bottom of the page you can find calendar for August 1942.

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Events occurred in August 1942

We found 69 events occured in August month in 1942.
1942. August 1 (Category: Births), André Gagnon, Canadian pianist and composer
1942. August 1 (Category: Births), Giancarlo Giannini, Italian actor
1942. August 1 (Category: Births), Jerry Garcia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Grateful Dead, Legion of Mary, Reconstruction, Old and in the Way, and New Riders of the Purple Sage) (d. 1995)
1942. August 2 (Category: Births), Isabel Allende, Chilean author
1942. August 3 (Category: Deaths), Richard Willstätter, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1872)
1942. August 4 (Category: Births), Cleon Jones, American baseball player
1942. August 4 (Category: Births), David Lange, New Zealand politician (d. 2005)
1942. August 4 (Category: Births), Don S. Davis, American actor and painter (d. 2008)
1942. August 4 (Category: Deaths), Alberto Franchetti, Italian composer (b. 1860)
1942. August 6 (Category: Births), Byard Lancaster, American saxophonist (d. 2012)
1942. August 6 (Category: Births), George Jung, American convicted drug smuggler
1942. August 6 (Category: Events), Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands becomes the first reigning queen to address a joint session of the United States Congress.
1942. August 7 (Category: Births), B. J. Thomas, American singer
1942. August 7 (Category: Births), Caetano Veloso, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1942. August 7 (Category: Births), Carlos Monzón, Argentine boxer (d. 1995)
1942. August 7 (Category: Births), Garrison Keillor, American writer and radio host
1942. August 7 (Category: Births), Tobin Bell, American actor
1942. August 7 (Category: Events), World War II: the Battle of Guadalcanal begins – United States Marines initiate the first American offensive of the war with landings on Guadalcanal and Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.
1942. August 8 (Category: Events), Quit India Movement is launched in India against the British rule in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for swaraj or complete independence.
1942. August 9 (Category: Births), David Steinberg, Canadian comedian, actor, director, and author
1942. August 9 (Category: Births), Jack DeJohnette, American drummer, pianist, and composer (Gateway and Trio Beyond)
1942. August 9 (Category: Births), Tommie Agee, American baseball player (d. 2001)
1942. August 9 (Category: Deaths), Edith Stein, German philosopher and nun (b. 1891)
1942. August 9 (Category: Events), Indian leader Mohanda Gandhi is arrested in Bombay by British forces, launching the Quit India Movement.
1942. August 9 (Category: Events), World War II: Battle of Savo Island – Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force.
1942. August 10 (Category: Births), Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer
1942. August 11 (Category: Births), Mike Hugg, English singer-songwriter musician (Manfred Mann and The Manfreds)
1942. August 11 (Category: Events), Actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil receive a patent for a Frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi.
1942. August 12 (Category: Births), Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt, German physician
1942. August 13 (Category: Events), Major General Eugene Reybold of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizes the construction of facilities that would house the "Development of Substitute Materials" project, better known as the Manhattan Project.
1942. August 14 (Category: Births), Jackie Oliver, English race car driver
1942. August 14 (Category: Births), Lionel Morton, English singer, guitarist, and television host (The Four Pennies)
1942. August 15 (Category: Births), Larry Hartsell, American martial arts instructor and author (d. 2007)
1942. August 15 (Category: Deaths), Mahadev Desai, Indian activist and writer (b. 1892)
1942. August 15 (Category: Events), World War II: Operation Pedestal – The SS Ohio reaches the island of Malta barely afloat carrying vital fuel supplies for the island's defenses.
1942. August 16 (Category: Births), Barbara George, American singer-songwriter (d. 2006)
1942. August 16 (Category: Events), 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.
1942. August 17 (Category: Events), World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
1942. August 18 (Category: Births), Judith Keppel, English game show contestant, first winner on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
1942. August 18 (Category: Deaths), Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-American actress (b. 1888)
1942. August 18 (Category: Events), A group of freedom fighter of Sherpur hoisted the Tricoloure at Mohammadabad Tehsil, Ghazipur India
1942. August 19 (Category: Births), Fred Thompson, American politician and actor
1942. August 19 (Category: Events), World War II: Operation Jubilee – the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division leads an amphibious assault by allied forces on Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, France and fails, many Canadians are killed or captured.
1942. August 20 (Category: Births), Fred Norman, American baseball player
1942. August 20 (Category: Births), Isaac Hayes, American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor (d. 2008)
1942. August 21 (Category: Events), World War II: The flag of Nazi Germany is installed atop the Mount Elbrus, the highest peak of the Caucasus mountain range.
1942. August 21 (Category: Events), World War II: the Guadalcanal Campaign: American forces defeat an attack by Imperial Japanese Army soldiers in the Battle of the Tenaru.
1942. August 22 (Category: Births), Uğur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (d. 1993)
1942. August 22 (Category: Deaths), Michel Fokine, Russian dancer and choreographer (b. 1880)
1942. August 22 (Category: Events), World War II: Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy.
1942. August 23 (Category: Births), Letta Mbulu, South African singer
1942. August 23 (Category: Events), World War II: Beginning of the Battle of Stalingrad.
1942. August 24 (Category: Births), Max Cleland, American politician
1942. August 24 (Category: Events), World War II: The Battle of the Eastern Solomons. Japanese aircraft carrier Ryūjō is sunk and US carrier USS Enterprise heavily damaged.
1942. August 25 (Category: Births), Howard Jacobson, English author and journalist
1942. August 25 (Category: Births), Nathan Deal, American politician, 82nd Governor of Georgia
1942. August 25 (Category: Deaths), Prince George, Duke of Kent (b. 1902)
1942. August 25 (Category: Events), World War II: Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.
1942. August 25 (Category: Events), World War II: second day of the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. A Japanese naval transport convoy headed towards Guadalcanal is turned-back by an Allied air attack, losing one destroyer and one transport sunk, and one light cruiser heavily damaged.
1942. August 26 (Category: Births), Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston, English politician
1942. August 26 (Category: Births), Vic Dana, American singer and dancer
1942. August 26 (Category: Events), Holocaust in Chortkiav, western Ukraine: At 2.30 am the German Schutzpolizei starts driving Jews out of their houses, divides them into groups of 120, packs them in freight cars and deports 2000 to Belzec death camp.
1942. August 27 (Category: Births), Brian Peckford, Canadian politician, 3rd Premier of Newfoundland
1942. August 27 (Category: Births), Daryl Dragon, American keyboardist (Captain & Tennille)
1942. August 28 (Category: Births), Jorge Urosa, Venezuelan cardinal
1942. August 28 (Category: Births), Sterling Morrison, American singer and guitarist (The Velvet Underground) (d. 1995)
1942. August 29 (Category: Births), James Glennon, American scientist
1942. August 30 (Category: Births), Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricketer
1942. August 30 (Category: Events), World War II: the Battle of Alam Halfa begins.


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