What Happened on May 13, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st observance of Indian (Native American) Day
  • 42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04

Famous Deaths

  • Sholem Aleichem [Solomon Rabinowitz], Yiddish author and playwright (Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye the Dairyman), dies of tuberculosis at 57