On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • (Maurice) "Mike" Gravel, American politician (US Senator (D) - Alaska, 1969-81), and peace activist (Pentagon Papers), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
  • Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica

Famous Deaths

Fridtjof Nansen

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

  • 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? 91 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus