On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight
  • Pitcher Jim Tobin belts 3 HRs in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Douglas, jazz guitarist
  • Vladimir A Dzhanibekov, USSR, cosmo (Soyuz 27, 39, T-6, T-12, T-13)

Famous Deaths

  • Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41