What Happened on May 13, 1945

Historical Events

  • US troops conquer Dakeshi Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis "Blue Lou" Marini, American saxophonist, arranger, and composer (Blues Brothers), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Magic Dick [Richard Salwitz], American harmonica player and musician (J Geils Band - "Centerfold"), born in New London, Connecticut
  • Sam Anderson, American actor (Perfect Strangers), born in Wahpeton, North Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred "Tubby" Hall, American jazz drummer (King Oliver; Louis Armstrong), dies at 49
1945 Highlights

About May 13, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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