What Happened on May 13, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 37th Kentucky Derby: George Archibald aboard Meridian wins in 2:05
  • NY Giant Fred Merkle is 1st to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)

Famous Birthdays

  • Maxine Sullivan [Marietta Williams], American jazz vocalist and performer (Going Places), born in Homestead, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Robert Middleton, American film and TV actor (Barney-Monroes), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1977)