On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1943

Historical Events

  • German & Italian forces in Africa surrender
  • German occupiers attempt to confiscate all radios in the Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Eve Babitz, American artist and author (Eve's Hollywood; Slow Days, Fast Company; I Used To Be Charming), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2021)
  • Mary Wells, American pop singer ("My Guy"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1992)
1943 Highlights

About May 13, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus