80 Years Ago—Sept. 13, 1940: In Luftwaffe raid on London, a bomb hits Buckingham Palace, destroying the Royal Chapel.
Italians invade Egypt from Libya, aiming for the Suez Canal.
Over Chongqing, China, Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighters score first air-to-air victories.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 13, 1945: Remaining Japanese forces in New Guinea surrender to Australians at Wewak.