On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1922

Historical Events

  • 47th Preakness: L Morris aboard Pillory wins in 1:51.6
  • 48th Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson aboard Morvich wins in 2:04.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Bea Arthur, American comedian, singer and actress (Maude, The Golden Girls), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico

Actor and Silent Film Idol Rudolph Valentino
Actor and Silent Film Idol
Rudolph Valentino

1922 Highlights

About May 13, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus