On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Muriel Robb, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1902), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1907)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Henry, American scientist and pioneer of electromagnetism, dies at 80
1878 Highlights

About May 13, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus