What Happened on May 13, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Farmer killed by hail in Lubbock, Texas; only known fatality due to hail

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Gravel, (Sen-R-Alaska)
  • Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer/diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies at 68

Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate
Fridtjof Nansen
  • Helena Lange, German feminist, dies