What Happened on April 13, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cornelious Warmerdam became 1st man to pole vault 15 ft
  • Second battle of Narvik; 3 German destroyers and one U-boat sunk by the Royal Navy, 5 more German destroyers scuttled.
  • Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)
  • Lester Chambers, Ms, vocalist (Chamber Brothers-Time Has Come Today)
  • Mike Beuttler, British racing driver (d. 1988)