On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1941

Historical Events

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Martin Bormann is named head of Nazi Chancellery in Germany

Nazi leader Martin Bormann
Nazi leader
Martin Bormann
  • Trial against resistance fighter comte d'Estienne d'Orves begins
  • Willy Lewis' US jazz band performs in Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Brown, British singer, guitarist and ukulele player ("A Picture of You"; "I'll See You In My Dreams"), born in Swarby, England
  • Ritchie Valens [Valenzuela], American singer ("Donna"; "La Bamba"), born in Pacoima, California (d. 1959)
  • Senta Berger, Austrian stage and screen actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
1941 Highlights

About May 13, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus