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 [Bernice Frankel], American Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress (Mame; Maude; The Golden Girls), and singer, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2009)
  • Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)
Born in 1922

Famous Weddings

Rudolph Valentino

"Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico; divorce in 1925

About May 13, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus