What Happened on May 13, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jawaharlal Nehru becomes premier of India

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings
  • The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Kasich, US politician (Governor of Ohio (R), 2011-), born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
  • Manfred Langer, Austrian/Dutch disco builder
  • Sew Shivnarine, cricketer (3 Tests for WI 1978, later USA captain)