November 13, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal
  • Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18

Deaths in History

  • Daniel J. Callaghan, US Admiral (Medal of Honor) dies during the Battle of Guadalcanal at 52
  • Douglas H Fox, US captain of destroyer Barton, dies in battle
  • Norman Scott, US admiral (at Guadalcanal), dies