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 and diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), dies at 68

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • Helena Lange, German feminist, dies