August 9th, 1942
World War II: Battle of Savo IslandAllied 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. event on August 09, 1942.
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Events around August 09, 1942
|August 8th, 1942||Event||Quit India resolution was passed by the Bombay session of the AICC, which leads to the start of a civil disobedience movement across India|