On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Famous Deaths

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