Tuesday 13 January 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 13, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carol Cleveland .
Joan of Paris, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 13 January 1942
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1942 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Allied Conference for war trials
- German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast
- Interallied war trial conference publishes Saint James Declaration.
- German submarines begin harassing shipping on US east coast.
- Henry Ford patents a plastic automobile, which is 30% lighter than a regular car.
- World War II: First use of aircraft ejection seat by a German test pilot in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter.