What Happened on January 13th, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Allied Conference on war trials
  • German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Interallied war trial conference publishes St James Declaration
  • World War II: First use of aircraft ejection seat by a German test pilot in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter.