On This Day

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
  • Betsy Finley Ashton, broadcast journalist/author/lecturer
  • Carolyn Franklin, American singer-songwriter ("Angel"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • Clive Radley, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1978)
  • Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw, British explorer/genealogist
1944 Highlights

About May 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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