On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1942

Historical Events

  • Battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
  • Cubs shortstop Leonard Merullo makes 4 errors in 1 inning
  • German forces attack Stalingrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Hissène Habré, Dictator of Chad (1982-90), born in Faya-Largeau
1942 Highlights

About September 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo