On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1931

Historical Events

  • 63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Arvanitas, French jazz pianist and organist, born in Marseilles, France (d. 2005)
  • Irvin D. Yalom, American psychotherapist and Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Lachlan Macleay, USAF colonel and astronaut, born in Saint Louis, Missouri

Famous Weddings

Margaret Hamilton

American actress Margaret Hamilton (28) weds landscape architect Paul Meserve

Famous Deaths

  • Shibasaburo Kitasato, Japanese physician (b. 1851)
1931 Highlights

About June 13, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini