What Happened on May 13, 1944

Historical Events

  • 69th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 1:59.2

Famous Birthdays

  • Armistead Maupin, American author (Tales of the City series), born in Washington D.C.
  • Betsy Finley Ashton, American broadcast journalist, author and lecturer, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Carolyn Franklin, American singer-songwriter ("Angel"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • Clive Radley, English cricketer (batsman in 8 Tests)
  • Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw, British explorer and genealogist
Born in 1944
1944 Highlights

About May 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus