1942 in Turkey

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1942
in
Turkey

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See also: List of years in Turkey

Events in the year 1942 in Turkey.[1]

Parliament

Incumbents

Refik Saydam (up to 7 July)
Ahmet Fikri Tüzer (acting, 7 July – 9 July)
Şükrü Saracoğlu (from 9 July)

Ruling party and the main opposition

Cabinet

12th government of Turkey (up to 9 July) 13th government of Turkey (from 9 July)

Events

  • 16 March – British war planes bombarded Milas. They claimed this event as an error.
  • 8 April – Exchange of wounded British and Italian soldiers in İzmir
  • 7 July – Upon Refik Saydam’s death on duty, Ahmet Fikri Tüzer acted as the prime minister for two days
  • 14 July – Atılay tragedy. Submarine Atılay sank because of a naval mine in the Strait of Çanakkale (Dardanelles)
  • 11 November – Wealth tax (varlık vergisi) an incontestable tax to support the treasury against World War II expenditures
  • 20 December – 1942 Niksar–Erbaa earthquake

Births

Deaths

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 90–92
  2. ^ [1]
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