On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1947

Historical Events

  • US Senate approved the Taft-Hartley Act limiting the power of unions

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hughes, cricketer
  • Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
  • Pete "Overend" Watts, English rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes), born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Robert "Rab" Noakes, Scottish singer-songwriter, born in St Andrews, Fife
  • Stephen R Donaldson, American sci-fi author (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Lord Foul's Bane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
1947 Highlights

About May 13, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus