On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cope, MP/Paymaster General
  • Judith Somogi, American conductor (Frankfurt Opera-1982), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRoch Carrier

Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater), born in Sainte-Justine, Quebec

Novelist and Author of
Novelist and Author of "Contes"
Roch Carrier
  • Roger [Joseph] Zelazny, sci-fi author (6 Hugos, Chronicles of Amber)
  • Teddy Randazzo, American pop singer-songwriter (I'm on the Outside Looking In), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • Trevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio, born in Kilburn, London (d. 2018)
  • Zohra Lampert, American actress (Doctor's Hospital, Girl With Something Extra), born in NYC, New York
1937 Highlights

About May 13, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus