What Happened on August 13, 1942

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • (Frank) "Son" Seals, American electric blues guitarist and singer (Nothing But the Truth), born in Osceola, Arkansas (d. 2004)

Hissène HabréHissène Habré (1942-2021)

Dictator of Chad (1982-90) and convicted war criminal, born in Faya-Largeau, Chad, French Equatorial Africa [1]

  • Robert Lee Stewart, American Brigadier General and astronaut (STS 41B, 51J), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sheila Armstrong, English soprano, born in Ashington, Northumberland
Born in 1942
1942 Highlights

About August 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo