What Happened on November 13, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Anders, field hockey sweeper (Oly-bronze-1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Bill Gibson, California, rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • Janet Collins, ballerina, 1st African American dancer with Opera Co (Aida)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Leichtentritt, composer, dies at 77
  • Nikolai Karlovich Metner, composer, dies at 71