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1942 - Information and Events from 1942Dublin won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Barbra Streisand (Singer)
Billy Connelly (Comedian)
Calvin Klein (Fashion Designer)
Donna Mills (Actress)
Muhammad Ali (American Boxer)
Neil Kinnock (Former Labour Party Leader)
Paul McCartney (Singer with Beatles)
Harrison Ford (Actor)
Bob Hoskins (Actor)
Inventions in 1942 includedElectronic digital computer
First nuclear reactor built in Chicago
Instant coffee introduced
Famous Irish movies includedGentleman Jim
The Miracle Kid
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Also that yearWorld War II
The minimum draft age is lowered from 21 to 18.
French Admiral Jean de Laborde scuttles the French fleet anchored in Toulon harbor, in order to keep it out of German hands.
British asked to bathe in 5 inches of water or less to help the war effort.Singapore Surrenders to the Japanese
The K9 corps begins training dogs for use in warfare
The Battle of Midway when Japanese attacked Midway and due to US strategy was a resounding success for US Forces which resulted in the loss of 322 aircraft and 3,500 men from the Japanese Navy.
Canada interns Japanese Canadians as possible security threats by evoking the War Measures Act.
In the US Car Makers switch from making cars to making War Materials
26 countries agree to create the United nations