On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Gravel, (Sen-R-Alaska)
  • Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer and diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), dies at 68

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • Helene Lange, German feminist (honoured with the Grand Prussian State Medal), dies at 82
1930 Highlights

About May 13, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus