On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1939

Historical Events

  • 64th Preakness: George Seabo aboard Challedon wins in 1:59.8
  • SS St Louis departs Hamburg with 937 Jewish fugitives

Famous Birthdays

  • Harvey Keitel, actor (Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs)
  • Hildrun Claus, German athlete
  • William W Cobey Jr, (Rep-R-NC, 1985-87)
1939 Highlights

About May 13, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus