On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1942

Historical Events

  • Julia Flikke of the Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Cutler, American software engineer, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Geoffrey Hayes, British TV presenter and actor (Rainbow, Z-Cars), born in Stockport, England (d. 2018)
  • William "Bill" Curbishley, British music and film producer and band manager (The Who, Judas Priest, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant), born in London, England
1942 Highlights

About March 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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