On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1901

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestWitold Pilecki

Witold Pilecki, Polish WWII resistance fighter (volunteered to go to Auschwitz, Witold's Report), born in Olonets, Russian Empire

Polish Resistance Fighter Witold Pilecki
Polish Resistance Fighter
Witold Pilecki

Famous Deaths

  • Leopoldo Alas, Spanish novelist (La Regenta), dies at 49
1901 Highlights

About May 13, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus