On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 harmonicaist and musician (J Geils Band- "Centerfold"), born in New London, Connecticut
  • Sam Anderson, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Tubby Hall, American musician (b. 1895)