What Happened on January 13, 1942

Historical Events

  • Allied Conference on war trials
  • German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast

Historic Invention

Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies

  • Interallied war trial conference publishes St James Declaration
  • World War II: First use of aircraft ejection seat by a German test pilot in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter
1942 Highlights

About January 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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