What Happened on August 13, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

BattleBattle of Interest

Hermann Goering's "Adler Tag" (Eagle day); 45-48 German aircraft shot down over Southern England (Battle of Britain)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Armstrong Dailey, founder (Children's Hospice Intl)
  • Timothy Wood, British government asst whip

Famous Deaths

  • George C Pearce, American actor (The Shadow Sinister, British Agent, Valiant), dies at 75