1942 Australian Halfpenny Coin Cufflinks – Birth Year 1942
Showcase your individuality with our 1942 Australian Halfpenny Coin Cufflinks. Ideal for 1942 birth year and 1942 anniversary presents.
If you buy these cufflinks you will receive:
- 1 x pair of Hand Crafted 1942 Australian Halfpenny Coin Cufflinks – coins were minted in 1942
- 1 x Stylish Black Giftbox with cotton stitching
- 1 x Certificate of Authenticity – certifying the authentic Halfpenny coins
Showcase your individuality with our 1942 Australian Halfpenny Coin Cufflinks. Ideal for 1942 birth year and anniversary presents.
Fashion for the esteemed gentlemen and the ideal present for a loved one to commemorate that birthday or anniversary in 1942.
Individually Handmade 1942 Australian Halfpenny Coin Cufflinks
A truly unique gift for the man who has everything. Made with a genuine Halfpenny coin featuring the great Australian Kangaroo.
These 1942 halfpenny coin cufflinks are an ideal gift to celebrate birthdays for people born in 1942, wedding anniversaries from 1942, son’s and daughter’s being born, retirements or other important events.
- Handmade cufflinks, made with genuine 1942 halfpenny coins from the Commonwealth of Australia
- Authenticity guarantee – these authentic halfpenny coins have been circulated as legal tender – just think of the stories they could tell if they could talk!
- Protected with a transparent electro-coating ensuring they keep their shine for longer
- These iconic Australian cufflinks are stylish and memorable
- These genuine halfpenny coins are made of Bronze (97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin)
- Anniversary Year 1942
- Birth Year 1942
Here are the upcoming birthday’s that people who were born in 1942 will celebrate over the next few years:
2015: 73rd Birthday
2016: 74th Birthday
2017: 75th Birthday
2018: 76th Birthday
2019: 77th Birthday
2020: 78th Birthday
1942 was a truly special year – here are some historical events that happened in 1942:
Most Popular Music in 1942: “Moonlight Cocktail” … Glenn Miller
Most Popular Movie in 1942: Arsenic and Old Lace
Most Popular Sports in 1942: Victorian Football League – Essendon wins the 46th VFL Premiership, beating Richmond 19.18 (132) to 11.13 (79) in the 1942 VFL Grand Final.
Most Popular Book in 1942: The Keys of the Kingdom by A. J. Cronin
Most Popular Television Show in 1942: A Yank in Australia
Nobel Peace Prize in 1942: No Nobel prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Main Fund (1/3) and to the Special Fund (2/3) of this prize section.
Academy Awards in 1942:
Best Picture: “Casablanca”
Best Actor: Paul Lukas … “Watch on the Rhine”
Best Actress: Jennifer Jones … “The Song of Bernadette”
Major Australian Events in 1942:
19 February – Darwin is bombed by Japanese forces for the first time. At least 243 persons are killed.
19 May – The prototype CAC Boomerang, an Australian designed and built fighter aircraft, takes to the air for the first time.
30 October – Construction begins on the Burma Railway, begun by 15,000 Australian prisoners-of-war captured by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore.
16 November – Japan retreats from Kokoda Trail with Australia being the Victor
Important Births in 1942:
16 May – Margaret Court, tennis player
25 July – Bruce Woodley, musician
23 December – Quentin Bryce, Governor of Queensland (2003–2008), Governor-General of Australia (2008- 2014)
Important Deaths in 1942:
22 February – Frank Leslie Thomson Wilmot, Australian poet (born 1881).
27 April – Julian Ashton (born 1851), painter
3 September – Mungo MacCallum – (born 1854), scholar
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