On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1942

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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? 78 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius