What Happened on May 13, 1933

Historical Events

  • 58th Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Head Play wins in 2:02

Famous Birthdays

  • Alden Ashforth, American composer and professor of ethno-musicology, born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Sid Morrison, American politician (Rep-R-WA, 1981-93), born in Yakima, Washington
  • Stig Gustav Schonberg, Swedish composer and organist, born in Västra Husby, Sweden
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Ernst, German writer, dies at 67
1933 Highlights

About May 13, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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