On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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, English musician (A Picture of You), born in Swarby, England
  • Ritchie Valens, American singer (Donna, La Bamba), born in Pacoima, California (d. 1959)
  • Senta Berger, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria