On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • German occupiers forbid National Front and Netherland Union
  • Lawine battlers destroy Haaraz, Peru; about 3,000 die
  • U-81 torpedoes British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal

Famous Birthdays

  • Anouska Hempel, British actress (Tiffany Jones), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • John Davidson, American TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Robert Covington, American drummer and singer, born in Yazoo City, Mississippi (d. 1996)