On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Eleanor Everest Freer, American composer, dies at 78
  • Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (b. 1866)
1942 Highlights

About December 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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