What Happened on December 13, 1942

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship, Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.: Washington Redskins upset Chicago Bears, 14-6
  • Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Eshoo, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian Baseball HOF pitcher and coach (NL Cy Young Award 1971; MLB All-Star 1967, 71-72; Chicago Cubs; 3,000+ career strikeouts), born in Chatham, Ontario
Born in 1942

Famous Deaths

  • Eleanor Everest Freer, American composer, dies at 78
  • Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (b. 1866)

About December 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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