On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

Hitler's Operation Sealion, the invasion of England, is cancelled

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Lynley, American actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • Donald E. Williams, US naval officer & NASA astronaut (STS 51D, STS 34), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Peter Tork [Thorkelson], American musician and actor (The Monkees), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Epit├ício Pessoa, 11th President of Brazil (Minas Gerais Republican: 1919-22), dies at 76
1942 Highlights

About February 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius