What Happened on May 13, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British bomb factory at Breda
  • Dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England
  • German breakthrough at Grebbelinie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill says I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears & sweat

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Chatwin, England, writer (On the Black Hill)
  • Richard Brooks, singer (Impressions)