June 13, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR creates Office of War with Elmer Davis as head

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Germany puts 4 saboteurs on Long Island
  • The United States opens its Office of War Information.
  • US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) formed