On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1941

Historical Events

  • Eddie Mayo (LA-Pacific Coast League), spits in face of umpire Ray Snyder

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Vic Ghezzi wins his only major title over defending champion Byron Nelson in 38 holes

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson
  • World War II: Montenegrins start popular uprising against the Axis Powers (Trinaestojulski ustanak).

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
  • Jacques Perrin, French actor (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon) and filmmaker, born in Paris, France
  • Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
  • Robert Forster [Foster], American actor (Medium Cool, Jackie Brown), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2019)
  • Steve Gibbons, British singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer (The Ugly's - "Wake Up My Mind"; solo - "Tulane"), born in Harbourne, Birmingham, England
1941 Highlights

About July 13, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer