What Happened on June 13, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km
  • Germany lands 4 saboteurs on Long Island
  • The United States opens its Office of War Information, with Elmer Davis as head
  • US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) formed
1942 History

Famous Birthdays

  • James Carr, American soul singer ("To Love Somebody"; "Dark End of the Street"), born in Coahoma, Mississippi (d. 2001)
Born in 1942

About June 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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