What Happened on November 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal
  • Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Brickell, Camden Arkansas, actress (Gentle Ben)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel J Callaghan, US spy (at Guadalcanal), dies
  • Douglas H Fox, US captain of destroyer Barton, dies in battle
  • Norman Scott, US admiral (at Guadalcanal), dies