Today in World War II History—Oct. 13, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—Oct. 13, 1940: Indian National Congress launches program of anti-war civil disobedience.
Britain’s Princess Elizabeth (age 14) makes her first radio broadcast, on BBC’s Children’s Hour, to child evacuees. [Read more: “The British Royal Family in World War II”]
75 Years Ago—Oct. 13, 1945: Last British Vickers Wellington bomber rolls off the production line.
Milton Hershey, founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company, dies in Hershey, PA, age 88.