On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1913

Historical Events

  • 38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Cadbury Brown, architect
  • Ion Dumitrescu, composer

Person of interestBill Hewlett

William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman (co-founder Hewlett-Packard), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2001)

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Bill Hewlett
Electrical Engineer and Businessman
Bill Hewlett

1913 Highlights

About May 20, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus